micrencephaly

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mi·cren·ceph·a·ly

, micrencephalia, microencephaly
n. micrencefalia, cerebro anormalmente pequeño.
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While the virus is widely known for a recent outbreak that caused children to be born with microencephaly -- a birth defect where a baby's head is smaller than expected, and other malformations, scientists have struggled to explain how the virus affects a baby as it grows in the womb.
Ultrasonography of congenital microencephaly caused by infection with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus diagnosed in the fetus of a 29-year-old pregnant women at 23 weeks' gestation.
Opercular abnormalities may be caused by genetic factors, as usually seen in Miller-Dieker syndrome,[sup][23] glutaric aciduria type 1,[sup][24],[25] methylmalonic acidaemia,[sup][26] and nonsyndromic microencephaly.
Lissencephaly and microencephaly combined with hypoplasia of corpus callosum and cerebellum in a domestic cat.
Zika virus is linked to a jump in birth defects, in particular microencephaly (abnormally small head) and could potentially infect up to four million people across Latin America, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
In pregnant women it may be linked to an increased rate of microencephaly, a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a smaller-than-normal head and brain size.