Meaning of megalencephaly in English:

megalencephaly

noun

(also megaloencephaly)
Medicine
  • Enlargement of all or part of the brain (and usually the head), occurring as a benign inherited trait or as a manifestation of various metabolic or developmental abnormalities.

Pronunciation

megalencephaly

/ˌmɛɡəlɛnˈsɛfəli/ /ˌmɛɡəlɛnˈsɛf(ə)li/ /ˌmɛɡəlɛnˈkɛfəli/

Origin

Early 20th century. From megalo- + -encephaly; apparently coined by F. W. Andrewes.