cranium bifidum

incomplete formation of the calvaria, with defective development of the brain and often an encephalocele or meningocele. Called also cranioschisis.

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  • Cranium — The top portion of the skull which protects the brain. The bones of the cranium include the frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal, sphenoid, and ethmoid bones. * * * The bones of the head collectively. In a more limited sense, the neurocranium,… …   Medical dictionary

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  • encephalocele — A congenital gap in the skull with herniation of brain substance. SYN: craniocele, cranium bifidum, bifid cranium. [encephalo + G. kele, hernia] basal e. a defect in the skull floor …   Medical dictionary

  • craniorachischisis — cra·nio·ra·chis·chi·sis .krā nē (.)ō rə kis kə səs n, pl chi·ses .sēz a congenital fissure of the skull and spine * * * cra·nio·ra·chis·chi·sis (kra″ne o rə kisґkĭ sis) [cranio + rhachis + schisis fissure] a developmental anomaly… …   Medical dictionary

  • cerebral hernia — hernia cerebri protrusion of brain substance through the cranium, through either a cranium bifidum, the foramen magnum, or the tentorial notch. See encephalocele and see tonsillar herniation and transtentorial herniation, under herniation …   Medical dictionary

  • cranial meningocele — hernial protrusion of the meninges through a defect in the cranium (cranium bifidum), usually forming a fluid filled sac; called also craniomeningocele. See also encephalocele …   Medical dictionary

  • Encephalocele — Classification and external resources A neonate with a large encephalocele. ICD 10 Q …   Wikipedia

  • Olmec were-jaguar — The Olmec were jaguar is the name for both an Olmec motif and an Olmec supernatural. The were jaguar motif is charactertised by almond shaped eyes, a downturned open mouth, and a cleft head. [Coe (1968), p. 42. Diehl, p. 104.] It appears widely… …   Wikipedia

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