anencephaly definition

  • noun:
    • Congenital lack of almost all of the brain and spinal-cord.
    • A lethal beginning problem which the majority of the brain and parts of the skull tend to be lacking; absence of the encephalon.
    • just like anencephalia.
    • a defect in mind development causing little or missing brain hemispheres
    • Congenital lack of all the mind and spinal cord.
    • A lethal beginning problem in which the majority of the mind and areas of the skull tend to be missing; absence of the encephalon.
    • Same as anencephalia.
    • a defect in mind development leading to small or missing mind hemispheres

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