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ANENCEPHALIE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-07-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nervous System
DEF

[The congenital] defective development of the brain, together with absence of the bones of the cranial vault and the cerebral and cerebellar hemispheres, and with only a rudimentary brain stem and some traces of basal ganglia present.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Système nerveux
DEF

Absence congénitale d'une partie ou de la totalité de l'encéphale, par arrêt du développement embryonnaire du système nerveux, dans sa portion céphalique.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sistema nervioso
DEF

Malformación congénita en la que falta el encéfalo o tiene un desarrollo rudimentario.

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