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 hydrocephalus, or tubercular meningitis. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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