notencephalocele


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Related to notencephalocele: occipital encephalocele

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.

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]

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]

notencephalocele

hernial protrusion of brain at the back of the head.