- hydrocephalus ► NOUN ▪ a condition in which fluid accumulates in the brain.DERIVATIVES hydrocephalic adjective hydrocephaly noun.ORIGIN from Greek hudro- 'water' + kephal 'head' .
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hydrocephaly — hy·dro·ceph·a·ly … English syllables
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