lissencephaly

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noun lis·sen·ceph·a·ly \ ˌli-sen-ˈse-fə-lē \

Definition of lissencephaly

plural lissencephalies
:the condition of having a smooth appearance on the surface of the brain; specifically :an abnormality of brain development marked by the presence of a smooth cerebral cortex with few or no convolutions — see agyria, pachygyria

First Known Use of lissencephaly

1906


Medical Dictionary

lissencephaly

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noun lis·sen·ceph·a·ly \ ˌlis-en-ˈsef-ə-lē \

medical Definition of lissencephaly

plural -lies
:the condition of having a smooth appearance on the surface of the brain; specifically :an abnormality of brain development marked by the presence of a smooth cerebral cortex with few or no convolutions — see agyria, pachygyria

lissencephalic

play \-sə-ˈfal-ik\ adjective

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