noun see hydrocephalus

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  • Hydrocephaly — Also known as hydrocephalus, this is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. The fluid is often under increased pressure and can compress and damage the brain. Hydrocephalus can arise before birth or any… …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrocephaly — n. hydrocephalus, abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrocephaly — hy·dro·ceph·a·ly …   English syllables

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

  • hydrocephaly — noun an abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain; in infants it can cause abnormally rapid growth of the head and bulging fontanelles and a small face; in adults the symptoms are primarily… …   Useful english dictionary

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