anencephalous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνεγκέφαλος (anenképhalos, brainless) (from αν- (an-, not) + ἐγκέφαλος (enképhalos, brain)) + -ous

Adjective[edit]

anencephalous (not comparable)

  1. (biology) Without a brain.
    an anencephalous foetus
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Todd & B to this entry?)

Synonyms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.