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hydrocephalic

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adjective hy·dro·ce·phal·ic \ˌhī-drō-sə-ˈfa-lik\

Definition of hydrocephalic

  1. :  relating to, characterized by, or affected with hydrocephalus

hydrocephalic

noun


1815

First Known Use of hydrocephalic

1815


Medical Dictionary

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hydrocephalic

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adjective hy·dro·ce·phal·ic \ˌhī-drō-sə-ˈfal-ik, British also -kə-ˈfal-\

Medical Definition of hydrocephalic

  1. :  relating to, characterized by, or affected with hydrocephalus




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hydrocephalic

noun hy·dro·ce·phal·ic

Medical Definition of hydrocephalic

  1. :  one affected with hydrocephalus




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