macrencephaly


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macrencephaly

(ˌmækrənˈsɛfəlɪ) or less commonly

macrencephalia

n
(Pathology) the condition of having an abnormally large brain
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Noun1.macrencephaly - an abnormally large braincasemacrencephaly - an abnormally large braincase  
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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Twenty percent of ASD (autism spectrum disorder) individuals also have macrencephaly, which causes early neuronal overgrowth and abnormally enlarged brains, and precedes the first clinical signs of ASD.
Postaxial polydactyly, hallux duplication, absence of the corpus callosum, macrencephaly and severe mental retardation: a new syndrome?