hydrocephaloid disease


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hydrocephaloid

 [hi″dro-sef´ah-loid]
resembling hydrocephalus.
hydrocephaloid disease a condition resembling hydrocephalus, but with depressed fontanels, following severe diarrhea.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hydrocephaloid disease

A condition resembling hydrocephalus, except that the fontanels of the infant are depressed owing to dehydration.
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