SYN: encephalocele. [cranio- + G. kele, hernia]

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cra·nio·cele (kraґne-o-sēl″) [cranio- + -cele1] encephalocele.

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  • craniocele — cra·ni·o·cele …   English syllables

  • craniocele — ˈkrānēəˌsēl noun ( s) Etymology: crani + cele : encephalocele …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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