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1. Congenital malformation in which there is incomplete closure of the cranium.

Usually accompanied by a grossly defective development of the brain.

2. The failure of the neural tube to close in the region of the brain.

It is associated with secondary defects in the usual overlying skull and scalp so that varying degrees of the abnormal brain are exposed.

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