Definition of anencephaloid in English:

anencephaloid

adjective

Medicine
  • Affected by anencephaly (congenital absence of most of the brain and cranium).

Pronunciation

anencephaloid

/ˌanɛnˈsɛfəlɔɪd/ /ˌanɛnˈsɛf(ə)lɔɪd/ /ˌanɛŋˈkɛfəlɔɪd/

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From anencephal- + -oid.