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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain.

Usage examples (37)
  • I have an illness called hydrocephalus, which is like having water on the brain.
  • Fetal hydrocephalus is also commonly associated with congenital malformation syndromes.
  • Traditionally, hydrocephalus is detected and treated after birth with a shunting procedure.
  • Fluid on the brain, you know, can also refer to a condition known as hydrocephalus, which is just normal fluid on the brain. for more
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