Medical Definition of Cerebral gigantism

1. A syndrome characterised by increased birth weight and length (above 90th percentile), accelerated growth rate for the first 4 or 5 years without elevation of serum growth hormone levels, and then reversion to normal growth rate; characteristic facies include prognathism, hypertelorism, antimongoloid slant, and dolichocephalic skull; moderate mental retardation and impaired coordination are also associated. See: Sotos' syndrome. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cerebral Gigantism

cerebral compression
cerebral contusion
cerebral cortex
cerebral cortexes
cerebral cortices
cerebral death
cerebral decompression
cerebral decortication
cerebral dominance
cerebral dysplasia
cerebral edema
cerebral edemas
cerebral embolism and thrombosis
cerebral fissures
cerebral flexure
cerebral gigantism (current term)
cerebral haematoma
cerebral haemorrhage
cerebral hemisphere
cerebral hemispheres
cerebral hemorrhage
cerebral hernia
cerebral herniation
cerebral hypoxia
cerebral index
cerebral infarction
cerebral ischemia
cerebral lacuna
cerebral layer of retina
cerebral lipidosis

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