TITLE

proencephalus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1780
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "proencephalus" is presented. It refers to a deformed fetus in which the brain comes out through a fissure in the frontal area of the skull.
ACCESSION #
21242262

 

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