Exencephaly



exencephaly ex·en·ceph·a·ly (ěk’sən-sěf’ə-lē)
n.
A condition in which the skull is defective, causing exposure or extrusion of the brain.
ex’en·ce·phal’ic (-sə-fāl’ĭk) adj.

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