notencephalocele


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encephalocele

 [en-sef´ah-lo-sēl″]
hernial protrusion of brain substance and meninges through a congenital or traumatic opening of the skull.
occipital encephalocele an encephalocele in the occipital region, the most common kind seen in the Western Hemisphere.
A baby with a large occipital encephalocele. From Mueller and Young, 2001.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

no·ten·ceph·a·lo·cele

(nō'ten-sef'ă-lō-sēl),
Malformation in the occipital portion of the cranium with protrusion of brain substance.
[G. nōtos, back, + enkephalos, brain, + kēlē, hernia]
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no·ten·ceph·a·lo·cele

(nō'ten-sef'ă-lō-sēl)
Malformation in the occipital portion of the cranium with protrusion of brain substance.
[G. nōtos, back, + enkephalos, brain, + kēlē, hernia]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012