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Meaning of "hydrocephalic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYDROCEPHALIC

hydrocephalic  [ˌhaɪdrəʊsɛˈfælɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYDROCEPHALIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hydrocephalic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HYDROCEPHALIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hydrocephalic

Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus /ˌhaɪdrɵˈsɛfələs/, also known as "water on the brain", is a medical condition in which there is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles, or cavities, of the brain. This may cause increased intracranial pressure inside the skull and progressive enlargement of the head, convulsion, tunnel vision, and mental disability. Hydrocephalus can also cause death. It is more common in infants, although it can occur in older adults.

Definition of hydrocephalic in the English dictionary

The definition of hydrocephalic in the dictionary is relating to, characteristic of, or affected with hydrocephalus.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYDROCEPHALIC


anencephalic
ˌænɛnsəˈfælɪk
brachiocephalic
ˌbreɪkɪəsɪˈfælɪk
brachycephalic
ˌbrækɪsɪˈfælɪk
cephalic
sɪˈfælɪk
diencephalic
ˌdaɪensɪˈfælɪk
dolichocephalic
ˌdɒlɪkəʊsɪˈfælɪk
encephalic
ˌɛnsɪˈfælɪk
epencephalic
ˌɛpɛnsɛˈfælɪk
ithyphallic
ˌɪθɪˈfælɪk
leptocephalic
ˌlɛptəʊsɪˈfælɪk
megacephalic
ˌmɛɡəsɪˈfælɪk
mesencephalic
ˌmɛsɛnsɪˈfælɪk
metencephalic
ˌmɛtɛnsɪˈfælɪk
microcephalic
ˌmaɪkrəʊsɪˈfælɪk
orthocephalic
ˌɔːθəʊsɪˈfælɪk
oxycephalic
ˌɒksɪsɪˈfælɪk
phallic
ˈfælɪk
platycephalic
ˌplætɪsɪˈfælɪk
procephalic
ˌprəʊsɪˈfælɪk
telencephalic
ˌtɛlɛnsɪˈfælɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYDROCEPHALIC

hydrocarbon
hydrocast
hydrocele
hydrocellulose
hydrocephaloid
hydrocephalous
hydrocephalus
hydrocephaly
hydrochloric
hydrochloric acid
hydrochloride
hydrochore
hydrochoric
hydrocodone
hydrocolloid
hydrocolloidal
hydrocoral
hydrocoralline
hydrocortisone
hydrocrack

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYDROCEPHALIC

acephalic
autocephalic
Daedalic
italic
macrocephalic
malic
megalocephalic
mesaticephalic
mesocephalic
myelencephalic
naphthalic
omphalic
pachalic
pashalic
prosencephalic
rhinencephalic
salic
scaphocephalic
terephthalic
zoocephalic

Synonyms and antonyms of hydrocephalic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hydrocephalic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYDROCEPHALIC

Find out the translation of hydrocephalic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hydrocephalic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hydrocephalic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

脑水肿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hidrocefálico
570 millions of speakers

English

hydrocephalic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hydrocephalic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

موه الرأس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гидроцефальный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hidrocefálica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hydrocephalic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hydrocéphale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hidrosefalic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hydrocephalus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

水頭症の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hydrocephalic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hydrocephalic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hydrocephalic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hydrocephalic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हायड्रोसेफेलिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hidrosefali
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

idrocefalo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hydrocephalic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гідроцефальний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hidrocefalic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υδροκεφαλικού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hydrocephalic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hydrocephalic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hydrocephalic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hydrocephalic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYDROCEPHALIC»

The term «hydrocephalic» is normally little used and occupies the 137.542 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYDROCEPHALIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hydrocephalic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hydrocephalic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hydrocephalic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYDROCEPHALIC»

Discover the use of hydrocephalic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hydrocephalic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hydrocephalic Ward
Nathan Tyree. I have to. Partly because I want to. Mostly because I need to. He used to tell bad jokes. No more. I'm still looking out the window. Once, when he thought he was going to lose his disability payments, he walked all over town ...
Nathan Tyree, 2008
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The Changing Nervous System : Neurobehavioral Consequences ...
The hypothesis that some neural reorganization takes place in hydrocephalic children with a missing splenium and hypoplasia of the body was tested. Specifically, it was hypothesized that the transfer of visual information by other pathways ...
Sarah H. Broman Health Scientist Administrator National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Houston Jack M. Fletcher Professor of Pediatrics University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 1999
3
Issues in Veterinary Research and Medicine: 2011 Edition
(2010 SEP 20) Catholic University of Korea, Seoul: Quantitative analysis of hydrocephalic ventricular alterations in Yorkshire terriers using magnetic resonance imaging “The purpose of this work was to evaluate hydrocephalic ventricular ...
‎2012
4
Clearance of Amyloid-beta in Neonatal Hydrocephalus
Aβ immunostaining was present in the choroid plexus of both control and hydrocephalic groups, but the hydrocephalic animals presented an increased labeling in the epithelial cells (Fig. 4). No trace of Aβ could be found in the neurons or ...
Kelley E. Deren, 2007
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Adult Hydrocephalus
The structure–dysfunction relationship in young hydrocephalic brains, about which there is considerable information, has been reviewed in detail recently [13] . The gait abnormality in NPH may be due to dysfunction of the supplementary motor ...
Daniele Rigamonti, 2014
6
Spontaneous Animal Models of Human Disease
Affected hamsters become hydrocephalic at 2 to 6 days of age. In these animals, the lateral ventricles become severely dilated, and the third ventricle is moderately enlarged. Hydrocephalics generally die at 3 weeks of age. The hydrocephalus ...
Edwin J. Andrews, Billy C. Ward, Norman H. Altman, 1980
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A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology
It was found that RI and VB ratio were both significantly higher in clinically hydrocephalic dogs compared with dogs having ventriculomegaly and no signs of neurologic dysfunction. Combining these measurements provided a sensitivity and ...
Curtis W. Dewey, 2013
8
Pediatric Hydrocephalus
... Fewer HD: Human neonatal hydrocephalus. An electron microscopic study of the periventricular tissue. I Neurosurg 63:56-63,1985 Del Bigio, MR Bruni IE: Cerebral water content in silicone oil-induced hydrocephalic rabbits. Pediat Neurosci ...
Giuseppe Cinalli, W.J. Maixner, C. Sainte-Rose, 2012
9
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Sethi, 1971), these findings demonstrated that intrahemispheric processing deficits also characterised the uncomplicated hydrocephalic group. Clinical procedures that encourage deviation from standardised administration in the interest of ...
Barbara Wilson, 1993
10
Advances in Physiology Research and Application: 2011 Edition
New investigation results, 'Amyloid and Tau accumulate in the brains of aged hydrocephalic rats,' are detailed in a study published in Brain Research. According to recent research from the United States, “AD pathology is often seen in cortical ...
‎2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYDROCEPHALIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hydrocephalic is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Friday the 13th's first Jason Ari Lehman joins Camp Killer
First there are flashback glimpses of a hydrocephalic child drowning in a lake, calling for help. Then the character shows up to participate in ... «JoBlo.com, Jun 15»
2
Facial Discrimination - Why Disfigurement Can Be So Unsettling
“I'm hydrocephalic, which means my head is bigger than it should be, which put pressure on my brain.” She had more than 60 operations. «Science 2.0, Jun 15»
3
Facial discrimination: Living with a disfigured face
"I'm hydrocephalic, which means my head is bigger than it should be, which put pressure on my brain." She had more than 60 operations. «CNN, Jun 15»
4
Outpouring of support after Beau Biden's death
The Vice President is a good man, and I am sure he will forgive these hydrocephalic morons, but it should not be necessary for him to have to ... «CBS News, May 15»
5
Political Profile Of Republican Candidate For President Dr. Ben …
... type-2 vertical craniopagus twins in 1997 in South Africa, and the first successful placement of an intrauterine shunt for a hydrocephalic twin. «Van Nuys News Press, May 15»
6
Medical supplies given to Yemeni patients
So far, 117 machines have been delivered to hydrocephalic patients. Distribution is going on, based on a medical report from the relevant ... «MENAFN.COM, May 15»
7
Co-sponsors of Wisconsin's 20-week abortion ban say Scott Walker …
Then, the doctor grew quiet and told her the baby was severely hydrocephalic. She was told the baby would need immediate surgeries and life ... «Madison.com, May 15»
8
Trade Wars: Monsanto's Return to Vietnam
In another room, a hydrocephalic child of indeterminate gender with a head the size of a watermelon lay motionless in a crib. Perched in a chair ... «Center for Research on Globalization, May 15»
9
Today, In The Media: Is McDonald's New Hamburglar A DILF Or A …
“Today's young people don't want their beef thieves to be squat, hydrocephalic gingers with a mind as singular as their tooth. They want a ... «Junkee, May 15»
10
The best fictional moms, from Malory Archer to Sophie Zawitowski
As the mother to a hydrocephalic child, Pamela Voorhees has been willing to fight for her son from the very start. Giving birth to Jason at 16, ... «A.V. Club DC, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hydrocephalic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hydrocephalic>. Jul 2020 ».
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