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Medical Term:

synencephalocele

Pronunciation: sin'en-sef'a-lo-sel'

Definition: Protrusion of brain substance through a defect in the skull, with adhesions preventing reduction.

[syn- + G. enkephalos, brain, + kele, hernia]

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