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Synonyms for microcephaly
ˌmaɪ kroʊˈsɛf ə li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. microcephaly, microcephalus, nanocephaly(noun)

    an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain

    Synonyms:
    microcephalus, nanocephaly

Wiktionary

  1. microcephaly(noun)

    Synonyms:
    microcephalism, microcephalia

  2. microcephaly(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    microcephalism, microcephalia

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. microcephaly

    Synonyms:
    Microencephaly

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  1. Jose Cordero:

    As I understand the conversations that I had with Dr. Valencia he was going in the opposite direction [of the CDC] — that the child must have microcephaly before he’s considered to be affected.

  2. Lyle Petersen:

    The other two were miscarriages, in both we found evidence of Zika in the placenta. In addition, Brazil has looked at a number of babies as well and found Zika in the amniotic fluid of two women whose fetuses had evidence of microcephaly via sonogram.

  3. Claudio Maierovitch:

    We based our response on the scientific knowledge available, that Zika caused a mild illness without major complications, but as soon as we saw that there was an association with microcephaly, we reacted in record time.

  4. Albert Ko:

    One possibility is that those microcephaly babies are just the severest cases and that they are only a small proportion of all the babies who were infected.

  5. Peter Jay Hotez:

    It's going to be a big concern as we go into the warmer spring and summer months, when we start seeing a large uptick in the Aedes aegypti (that carries Zika) on the Gulf Coast, we could see an uptick in Zika ... and if we start seeing a large number of Zika cases, the prediction would be that we would start to see Guillain-Barre and microcephaly.


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