hydranencephaly

noun

hy·​dran·​en·​ceph·​a·​ly ˌhī-ˌdran-en-ˈsef-ə-lē How to pronounce hydranencephaly (audio)
plural hydranencephalies
: a congenital defect of the brain in which fluid-filled cavities take the place of the cerebral hemispheres

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“Hydranencephaly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydranencephaly. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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