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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