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- n. encephalocele
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, the protrusion of more or less of the cranial contents through an abnormal opening in the cranial walls; hernia of the brain.
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The term "cephalocele" is applied to a protrusion of a portion of the cranial contents through a congenital deficiency in the bones of the skull.
They are analogous, to a certain extent, to the varieties of cephalocele (p. 387).
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