Hydrocephaloid
Hydrocephaloid Hy`dro*ceph"a*loid, a. [Hydrocephalus + -oid.] (Med.) Resembling hydrocephalus. [1913 Webster]

{Hydrocephaloid affection} (Med.), the group of symptoms which follow exhausting diarrhea in young children, resembling those of acute hydrocephalus, or tubercular meningitis. [1913 Webster]


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  • hydrocephaloid — /huy dreuh sef euh loyd /, adj. Pathol. resembling hydrocephalus. [1835 45; HYDROCEPHAL(US) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrocephaloid — 1. Resembling hydrocephalus. 2. A condition in infants suffering from diarrhea or other debilitating disease, in which there are dehydration and general symptoms resembling those of hydrocephalus without, however, any abnormal accumulation of… …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrocephaloid — adj. (Medicine) resembling hydrocephalus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrocephaloid — hy·dro·ceph·a·loid …   English syllables

  • hydrocephaloid — “+|sefəˌlȯid adjective Etymology: hydrocephalus + oid : resembling hydrocephalus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hydrocephaloid affection — Hydrocephaloid Hy dro*ceph a*loid, a. [Hydrocephalus + oid.] (Med.) Resembling hydrocephalus. [1913 Webster] {Hydrocephaloid affection} (Med.), the group of symptoms which follow exhausting diarrhea in young children, resembling those of acute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrocephaloid disease — a condition similar to hydrocephalus, but marked by depression of the fontanels, due to diarrhea or some other wasting disease with dehydration …   Medical dictionary

  • Hydrencephsloid — Hy dren*ceph s*loid, a. [Hydrencephalus + oid.] (Med.) Same as {Hydrocephaloid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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