porencephalia


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porencephaly

 [por″en-sef´ah-le]
development or presence of abnormal cysts or cavities in the brain tissue, usually communicating with a lateral ventricle; they may or may not cause symptoms. adj., adj porencephal´ic, porenceph´alous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

por·en·ceph·a·ly

(pōr'en-sef'ă-lē),
The occurrence of cavities in the brain substance, communicating usually with the lateral ventricles.
[G. poros, pore, + enkephalos, brain]
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por·en·ceph·a·ly

(pōr'en-sef'ă-lē)
The occurrence of cavities in the brain substance, communicating usually with the lateral ventricles.
Synonym(s): porencephalia.
[G. poros, pore, + enkephalos, brain]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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