Definition of microencephaly in English:

microencephaly

(also micrencephaly)

noun

Medicine
  • The condition of having a small brain (often associated with microcephaly).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences. From micro- + -encephaly, after slightly earlier micrencephalia.

Pronunciation

microencephaly

/ˌmʌɪkrəʊɛnˈsɛf(ə)li//ˌmʌɪkrəʊɛnˈkɛfəli//ˌmʌɪkrəʊɛnˈsɛfəli/