HyperDic: hydrocephaly

English > 1 sense of the word hydrocephaly:
NOUNstatehydrocephaly, hydrocephalusan abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain
English > hydrocephaly: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain; in infants it can cause abnormally rapid growth of the head and bulging fontanelles and a small face; in adults the symptoms are primarily neurological.
Synonymhydrocephalus
Broaderabnormality, abnormalcyAn abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
Spanishhidrocefalia
Catalanhidrocefàlia
Adjectiveshydrocephalicrelating to or characterized by or evidencing hydrocephalus

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