Malformation in the occipital portion of the cranium with protrusion of brain substance. [G. notos, back, + enkephalos, brain, + kele, hernia]

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no·ten·ceph·a·lo·cele (no″ten-sefґə-lo-sēl″) [not- + encephalocele] occipital encephalocele.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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