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- n. A form of hernia of the brain and its membranes through an opening in the skull
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Hernia of the brain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, hernia of the brain.
- n. In anatomy, the entire cavity of the encephalon, consisting of the several cœliæ or ventricles and their connecting passages.
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- n. protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull
From encephalo- + -cele. (Wiktionary)