microcephaly

[n] - an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
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microcephaly

A small skull with small cranial capacity. Microcephaly usually indicates that a baby will have learning or developmental disabilities.
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Microcephaly

Neurological disorder in which the circumference of the head is significantly smaller than average for the person's age or sex
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Microcephaly

an abnormally small head
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Microcephaly

Defect in the growth of the brain which causes it to be smaller than a normal brain.
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Microcephaly

Our Microcephaly Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Microcephaly Microcephaly: An abnormally small head due to failure of brain growth. In precise terms, microcephaly is a head circumference that is more than 2 standard deviations below the normal mean for age, sex, race, and gestation. (Some authorities de...
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microcephaly

An abnormally small head of a newborn, a congenitally small brain. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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microcephaly

microcephalus noun an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
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microcephaly

(mi″kro-sef´ә-le) small size of the head in relation to the rest of the body. adj., microcephal´ic., adj.
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microcephaly

condition of abnormal smallness of the head. Microcephalic individuals are usually severely retarded both mentally and developmentally. Primary ... [2 related articles]
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microcephaly

microcephaly A neurological disorder in which the circumference of the head is smaller than average for the age and gender of the infant or child. Microcephaly may be congenital or it may develop in the first few years of life. The disorder may stem from a wide variety of conditions that cause abnormal growth of the brain, or from syndromes associa...
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Microcephaly

Abnormally small development of the fetal head.
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Microcephaly

A birth defect that refers to a child that is born with a small head. Microcephaly can be inherited from a defective gene or developed due to other causes. During pregnancy, a fetus that is exposed to certain chemicals, radiation, infections, alcohol or medications is at an increased risk of abnormal head and brain development, which will cause mic...
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microcephaly

Type: Term Pronunciation: mī′krō-sef′ă-lē Definitions: 1. Abnormal smallness of the head; applied to a cranium with a capacity less than 1350 mL. Usually associated with mental retardation. Synonyms: microcephalia, microcephalism, nanocephalia, nanocephaly
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Microcephaly

Abnormally small development of the fetal head.
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