encephalocele

noun
en·​ceph·​a·​lo·​cele | \ in-ˈsef-ə-lō-ˌsēl How to pronounce encephalocele (audio) \

Medical Definition of encephalocele

: hernia of the brain that is either congenital or due to trauma

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“Encephalocele.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/encephalocele. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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