encephalocele

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encephalocele

(ɛnˈsɛfələʊˌsiːl)
n
(Pathology) a protrusion of brain matter through a congenital gap in the skull
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Noun1.encephalocele - protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull
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en·ceph·a·lo·cele

n. encefalocele, hernia del encéfalo, protrusión del encéfalo a través de una abertura congénita o traumática en el cráneo.
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