TITLE

hemianencephaly

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p957
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "hemianencephaly" is presented. Hemianencephaly refers to the congenital absence of half of the brain. The term originated from the word "hemi-" which means half, "an-" which means not and "enkephalos" which means brain. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21230322

 

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