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Medical Term:

porencephaly

Pronunciation: por'en-sef'a-le

Definition: The occurrence of cavities in the brain substance, communicating usually with the lateral ventricles.

Synonym(s): porencephalia, spelencephaly

[G. poros, pore, + enkephalos, brain]

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