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Noun: hydrocephalus  ,hI-dru'se-fu-lus
  1. An 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
    - hydrocephaly

Derived forms: hydrocephaluses

Type of: abnormalcy [US], abnormality

Encyclopedia: Hydrocephalus, obstructive