lissencephalous

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lissencephalous

(ˌlɪsɛnˈsɛfələs)
adj
(Pathology) having the cephalic disorder of a lack of developed brain folds
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(4) Because avian cerebral cortices are lissencephalic, (13) MRI is not helpful in distinguishing hydrocephalus ex vacuo from obstructive hydrocephalus.
The Desmodus brain is short, lissencephalic (smooth; sulci lacking on the outer surface), with high hemispheres (Figure 2), and a rostral sulcus.