pseudencephaly

noun

pseud·​en·​ceph·​a·​ly ˌsüd-in-ˈsef-ə-lē How to pronounce pseudencephaly (audio)
plural pseudencephalies
: a severe congenital malformation characterized by the presence of a vascular tumorous mass in place of the brain and the partial or complete absence of the upper part of the skull

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“Pseudencephaly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudencephaly. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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