noun. ['ænɪnˈsɛfəli'] a defect in brain development resulting in small or missing brain hemispheres.
- congenital disorder
- congenital anomaly
- birth defect
- congenital abnormality
Words that Rhyme with Anencephaly
Example sentences of the word anencephaly
1. Noun, singular or mass
They pose severe health risks, since they can result in anencephaly or spina bifida.
Babies born alive with anencephaly typically die shortly after birth.