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Medical Term:

cyclencephaly

Pronunciation: si'klen-sef'a-le, -se-fa'le-a

Definition

Condition in a malformed fetus characterized by poor development and a varying degree of fusion of the two cerebral hemispheres.

Synonym(s): cyclocephaly, cyclocephalia

[cyclo- + G. enkephalos, brain]

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