Encephaloid
Encephaloid En*ceph"a*loid, n. An encephaloid cancer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Encephaloid — En*ceph a*loid, a. [Gr. egke falos + oid.] Resembling the material of the brain; cerebriform. [1913 Webster] {Encephaloid cancer} (Med.), a very malignant form of cancer of brainlike consistency. See under {Cancer}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Encephaloīd — Encephaloīd, krebsartige Geschwulst, der Gehirnmasse ähnlich, s. Markschwamm …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • encephaloid — Resembling brain substance; denoting a carcinoma of soft, brainlike consistency, with reference to gross features. [encephalo + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * en·ceph·a·loid in sef ə .lȯid adj resembling the material of the brain * * * adj. having …   Medical dictionary

  • encephaloid — adj. resembling the brain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • encephaloid — en·ceph·a·loid …   English syllables

  • encephaloid — adj. having the appearance of brain tissue …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • encephaloid —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary encephal + oid; probably originally formed as French encéphaloïde : resembling the material of the brain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Encephaloid cancer — Encephaloid En*ceph a*loid, a. [Gr. egke falos + oid.] Resembling the material of the brain; cerebriform. [1913 Webster] {Encephaloid cancer} (Med.), a very malignant form of cancer of brainlike consistency. See under {Cancer}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Encephaloid cancer — Cancer Can cer, n. [L. cancer, cancri, crab, ulcer, a sign of the zodiac; akin to Gr. karki nos, Skr. karka[.t]a crab, and prob. Skr. karkara hard, the crab being named from its hard shell. Cf. {Canner}, {Chancre}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Мозговидный (Encephaloid) — напоминающий мозговую ткань: данный термин применяется по отношению к некоторым опухолям, например, мозговидной карциноме молочной железы (епссphaloid carcinoma of the breast). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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