hydranencephaly hy·dran·en·ceph·a·ly (hī’drān-ən-sěf’ə-lē)
The congenital absence of the cerebral hemispheres in which the space in the cranium that they normally occupy is filled with fluid.
[hahy-dreyn-juh, -jee-uh, -dran-] /haɪˈdreɪn dʒə, -dʒi ə, -ˈdræn-/ noun 1. any shrub belonging to the genus Hydrangea, of the saxifrage family, several species of which are cultivated for their large, showy flower clusters of white, pink, or blue. /haɪˈdreɪndʒə/ noun 1. any shrub or tree of the Asian and American genus Hydrangea, cultivated for their […]
[hahy-druh nt] /ˈhaɪ drənt/ noun 1. an upright pipe with a spout, nozzle, or other outlet, usually in the street, for drawing water from a main or service pipe, especially for fighting fires. 2. a water faucet. /ˈhaɪdrənt/ noun 1. an outlet from a water main, usually consisting of an upright pipe with a valve […]
[hahy-druh nth] /ˈhaɪ drənθ/ noun, Zoology. 1. the terminal part of a hydroid polyp that bears the mouth and tentacles and contains the stomach region. /ˈhaɪdrænθ/ noun 1. a polyp in a colony of hydrozoan coelenterates that is specialized for feeding rather than reproduction
[hahy-drahrk] /ˈhaɪ drɑrk/ adjective, Ecology. 1. (of a sere) originating in a wet habitat.