macrencephaly


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mac·ren·ceph·a·ly

, macrencephalia (mak'ren-sef'ă-lē, -sĕ-fā'lē-ă),
Hypertrophy of the brain; the condition of having a large brain.
[macro- + G. enkephalos, brain]
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megalencephaly

A rare condition defined as a brain that weighs significantly more than the average for an infant’s age and sex, which is invariably accompanied by macrocephaly with an enlarged cranial vault due to separation of the cranial sutures.
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mac·ren·ceph·a·ly

, macrencephalia (mak'ren-sef'ă-lē, -sĕ-fā'lē-ă)
Hypertrophy of the brain; the condition of having a large brain.
[macro- + G. enkephalos, brain]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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