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Pronunciation: hi'dro-sef'a-loyd


  1. Resembling hydrocephalus.
  2. A condition in infants who suffer from diarrhea or other debilitating disease, with dehydration and general symptoms resembling those of hydrocephalus, without, however, any abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid.

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