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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.

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  • A liquid gets deposited in the area between brain and skull which causes pressure on the brain (also known as hydrocephaly).
  • Our little boy had a very advanced textbook case of hydrocephaly.
  • The hydrocephaly also meant that a natural labor risked rupturing my cervix and my uterus.
  • If you want a specific set of reasoning for a specific type of case, then take hydrocephaly. for more
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