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meningohydroencephalocele

Pronunciation: me-ning-'o-en-sef'a-lo-sel

Definition: Large ossification defect of cranial bones, usually the squamous part of the occipital bone, through which part of the brain and ventricle pass into an external meningeal sac.

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