Hydrocephalus

An excessive amount of Cerebrospinal Fluid i.e. the fluid that bathes the brain and spinal column - In children, hydrocephalus causes the head to enlarge - hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus{efn|The name is derived from the ancient Greek word ὑδροκέφαλον, hudroképhalon, translated as `water in the head` or verbatim as `water-headed`. This word is short for τὸ ὑδροκέφαλον πάθος, to hudroképhalon páthos, `the suffering from water in the head`. The ancient Greek ὑδροκέφαλο...
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hydrocephalus

(hi″dro-sef´ә-lәs) enlargement of the skull because of abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the ventricular system of the brain. Although it occurs occasionally in adults, it is usually seen in young children associated with a congenital defect, especially a neural tube defect. The two c...
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hydrocephalus

(hydro- + Gr. kephal head) a condition marked by dilatation of the cerebral ventricles, most often occurring secondarily to obstruction of the cerebrospinal fluid pathways, and accompanied by an accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the skull; the fluid is usually under increased pressure, but occasionally may be normal or nearly so. It is t.....
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hydrocephalus

[n] - an abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain
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Hydrocephalus

• (n.) An accumulation of liquid within the cavity of the cranium, especially within the ventricles of the brain; dropsy of the brain. It is due usually to tubercular meningitis. When it occurs in infancy, it often enlarges the head enormously.
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Hydrocephalus

[trilobite] Hydrocephalus (`water head`) is an extinct genus of redlichiid trilobite that was very common during the Middle Cambrian of Eurasia and North America, which lasted from 508 to 497 million years ago. This trilobite is up to 20 cm long and more widely built than others of the time. In comparison to other members of its family, its...
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Hydrocephalus

Hy`dro·ceph'a·lus noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... hydrocephalus; 'y`dwr water + ... head.] (Medicine) An accumulation of liquid within the cavity of the cranium, especially within the ventricles of the brain; dropsy of the brain. It is due usually to tubercular meningitis. When it oc...
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hydrocephalus

A condition marked by dilatation of the cerebral ventricles, most often occurring secondarily to obstruction of the cerebrospinal fluid pathways and accompanied by an accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the skull, the fluid is usually under increased pressure, but occasionally may be normal or nearly so. It is typically characterised by enla...
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HYDROCEPHALUS

A condition, often congenital, marked by abnormal and excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the cerebral ventricles. This dilates the ventricles and, in infants and young children, causes the head to enlarge.
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Hydrocephalus

a congenital abnormality where there is water on the brain of the puppy. All affected puppies should be culled.
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Hydrocephalus

A congenital birth defect in which excessive fluid gathers in the baby's skull.
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Hydrocephalus

A congenital birth defect in which excessive fluid gathers in the baby's skull.
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Hydrocephalus

A contraction for hydropsy. The presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid. Congestive heart failure.
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Hydrocephalus

A defect that affects approximately 1 out every 500 children and can be congenital or developed. Congenital hydrocephalus means that the child was born with the disorder. If hydrocephalus is acquired, the child has developed it after some type of trauma or from a disease/infection. Hydrocephalus is a brain defect in which there is an excessive am.....
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Hydrocephalus

A relatively rare condition caused by an abnormal amount of fluid in the brain. It is sometimes the first sign of spina bifida
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Hydrocephalus

A relatively rare condition caused by an abnormal amount of fluid in the brain. It is sometimes the first sign of spina bifida.
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hydrocephalus

accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles, or cavities, of the brain, causing progressive enlargement of the head. Normally, ... [7 related articles]
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hydrocephalus

An increase in volume of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. Hydrocephalus is a condition that exerts dangerous pressure on brain tissue. It can be due either to obstruction, preventing the CSF from draining away, or to a failure of natural reabsorption. In babies it is congeni...
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HYDROCEPHALUS

Cerebrospinal fluid accumulation within the brain.
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Hydrocephalus

enlarged head from accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid, water on the brain
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Hydrocephalus

excess cerebrospinal fluid within the brain; commonly referred to as 'water on the brain'
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Hydrocephalus

Excessive accumulation of fluid around the brain of the baby. Sometimes called water on the brain.
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Hydrocephalus

Excessive accumulation of fluid around the brain of the baby. Sometimes called water on the brain.
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hydrocephalus

Greek hydor = water, koilos = head. (cf. cephalic).
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