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Medical Term:

Dandy-Walker syndrome

Pronunciation: dan'de wah'ker

Definition: developmental anomaly of the fourth ventricle associated with atresia of the foramina of Luschka and Magendie that results in cerebellar hypoplasia, hydrocephalus, and posterior fossa cyst formation.

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