Medical Dictionary: Macrencephaly


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Macrencephaly: Another name for Megalencephaly.
Macrencephaly (condition): Abnormally large brain.

Macrencephaly: Megalencephaly, also called macrencephaly, is a condition in which there is an abnormally large, heavy, and usually malfunctioning brain. By definition, the brain weight is greater than average for the age and gender of the individual. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Megalencephaly Information Page: NINDS

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