Definition of Hydrocephalic

1. Adjective. Relating to or characterized by or evidencing hydrocephalus.

Partainyms: Hydrocephalus
Derivative terms: Hydrocephalus, Hydrocephaly

Definition of Hydrocephalic

1. a. Relating to, or connected with, hydrocephalus, or dropsy of the brain.

Definition of Hydrocephalic

1. Adjective. hydrocephalous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hydrocephalic

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hydrocephalic

1. Relating to, or connected with, hydrocephalus, or dropsy of the brain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrocephalic

hydrocarbylidenes
hydrocarbylidyne
hydrocarbylidynes
hydrocarbyls
hydrocast
hydrocasts
hydrocauli
hydrocaulus
hydrocele
hydrocele colli
hydrocele feminae
hydrocele muliebris
hydrocele spinalis
hydrocelectomy
hydroceles
hydrocephalic (current term)
hydrocephalics
hydrocephalies
hydrocephalocele
hydrocephaloid
hydrocephalous
hydrocephalus
hydrocephalus ex vacuo
hydrocephaluses
hydrocephaly
hydrocerussite
hydrochemical
hydrochemistry
hydrochlorate
hydrochlorates

Literary usage of Hydrocephalic

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1. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra, Luther Emmett Holt (1912)
"The condition is apparently due to the collection of hydrocephalic fluid at a time when the cerebral cortex is still in the initial stages of its ..."

2. Obstetrics, Normal and Operative by George Peaslee Shears (1916)
"Palpating the hydrocephalic head. profoundly influenced. ... It is possible for a hydrocephalic head of considerable size to become so moulded as to enter ..."

3. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London: Vol. I-XLIX, for the Year by Obstetrical Society of London (1881)
"MATTHEWS DUNCAN presented notes of a case of a child horn hydrocephalic, with only stumps of arms and with deformity of both lower limbs, and exhibited the ..."

4. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1905)
"V. hydrocephalic INFANT DELIVERED BY SPINAL TAPPING. ... If, however, the head happen .to be hydrocephalic as well as after-coming, the most careful ..."

5. Mental Deficiency (amentia) by Alfred Frank Tredgold (1922)
"(a) Porencephalic. (fc) Sclerotic. (d) Syphilitic. (c) hydrocephalic. (e) Amaurotic and other forms of cerebral degeneration. ..."

6. Lectures on surgical pathology by James Paget (1865)
"Hence, the weight of a hydrocephalic skull is not much, if at all, greater than that of a healthy one ; a large parietal bone,* measuring nine inches ..."

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