megalencephaly(redirected from megaencephaly)
macrencephalia; hypertrophy of the brain.
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Abnormal largeness of the brain.
meg′al·en′ce·phal′ic (-ĕn′sə-făl′ĭk), meg′al·en′ce·phal′ous (-əs) adj.
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megalencephalyA 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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