iniencephalus

noun
in·​i·​en·​ceph·​a·​lus | \ ˌin-ē-in-ˈsef-ə-ləs How to pronounce iniencephalus (audio) \

Medical Definition of iniencephalus

: a teratological fetus with a fissure in the occiput through which the brain protrudes

Other Words from iniencephalus

iniencephalic \ ˌin-​ē-​ˌen-​sə-​ˈfal-​ik How to pronounce iniencephalus (audio) \ adjective

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“Iniencephalus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iniencephalus. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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