macrencephaly

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macrencephaly

[‚ma·kren′sef·ə·lē]
(medicine)
The condition of having an abnormally large brain.
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Macroencephaly may represent an endophenotype within autism spectrum disorders, and the process leading to macroencephaly is not sufficient for the development of autism," the researchers said.
Major Finding: Macroencephaly was noted in 20% of boys and 27% of girls with autism spectrum disorder and in 19% of boys and 24% of girls who were unaffected co-twins.