Microcephaly vs. Anencephaly

Microcephaly vs. Anencephaly — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Microcephaly and Anencephaly

Microcephalynoun

Abnormal smallness of the head.

Anencephalynoun

Congenital absence of most of the brain and spinal cord.

Microcephalynoun

A neurological disorder in which the person affected has an abnormally small head due to a failure of brain growth.

Anencephalynoun

A lethal birth defect in which most of the brain and parts of the skull are missing; absence of the encephalon.

Microcephalynoun

an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain

Anencephalynoun

a defect in brain development resulting in small or missing brain hemispheres

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