adjective, Greek lissos = smooth, hence, a cerebrum lacking sulci.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
lissencephalia, lissencephalic, lissencephaly 1. Lack of convolutional patterns in the cerebral cortex due to some defect of development; also known as agyria [a-, 'no' plus gyros, 'circle']. 2. A rare brain formation disorder characterized by microcephaly and the lack of normal convolutions (folds) in the brain. It is caused by defective neuronal...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1196/
Pertaining to, or characterised by, lissencephalia. ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: lis′en-sĕ-fal′ik Definitions: 1. Pertaining to, or characterized by, lissencephalia.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=50905
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