lissencephaly

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

Definition of lissencephaly

plural

lissencephalies

  1. :  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

lissencephalies

  1. :  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

\-sə-ˈfal-ik\play adjective

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