Hydrocephalous
Hydrocephalous Hy`dro*ceph"a*lous, a. Having hydrocephalus. ``Hydrocephalous offspring.'' --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]

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  • hydrocephalous — adjective /ˌhaɪdɹə(ʊ)ˈsɛfələs/ Having a swollen head. Hydrocephalous is the word …   Wiktionary

  • hydrocephalous — See hydrocephalic. * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrocephalous — hy·dro·ceph·a·lous …   English syllables

  • hydrocephalous — ləs adjective Etymology: hydrocephalus + ous : having hydrocephalus …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrocephalic — /huy droh seuh fal ik/, adj. Pathol. of or pertaining to hydrocephalus. Also, hydrocephalous /huy dreuh sef euh leuhs/. [1805 15; HYDROCEPHAL(US) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrocephalic — adjective hydrocephalous …   Wiktionary

  • hydrocephalus — (n.) 1660s, medical Latin, from Gk. hydro water (see WATER (Cf. water) (n.1)) + kephale head. Related: Hydrocephalic; hydrocephalous …   Etymology dictionary

  • hydrocephalus — /haɪdroʊˈsɛfələs / (say huydroh sefuhluhs) noun an accumulation of serous fluid within the cranium, especially in infancy, often causing great enlargement of the skull, and compression of the brain. Also, hydrocephaly /haɪdroʊˈsɛfəli/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • hydrocephalus —   n. water on the brain.    ♦ hydrocephalic,    ♦ hydrocephalous, a.    ♦ hydrocephaloid, a. like hydrocephalus …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hydrocephaly —   n. water on the brain.    ♦ hydrocephalic,    ♦ hydrocephalous, a.    ♦ hydrocephaloid, a. like hydrocephalus …   Dictionary of difficult words

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