water on the brain

water on the brain
water on the brain informal hydrocephalus.
Main Entry: water

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  • Water on the brain — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water on the brain — Known medically as hydrocephalus , this is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. The fluid is often under increased pressure and can compress and damage the brain. Hydrocephalus can arise before birth or …   Medical dictionary

  • water on the brain — hydrocephalus * * * hydrocephalus. [1780 90] * * * water on the brain noun Hydrocephalus • • • Main Entry: ↑water * * * water on the brain, = hydrocephalus. (Cf. ↑hydrocephalus) * * * in …   Useful english dictionary

  • water on the brain — A disease in which there is an effusion of water into, and pressing upon, the brain. An affliction than which no other is more eminently calculated to produce mental imbecility or incapacity for the serious and deliberate concerns of this life.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • water on the brain — n. hydrocephalus, hydrocephaly, abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • water on the brain — informal hydrocephalus. → water …   English new terms dictionary

  • water on the brain — noun The medical condition of hydrocephalus …   Wiktionary

  • water on the brain — hydrocephalus. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Water on the chest — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brain, water on the — Known medically as hydrocephalus , this is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles of the brain. The fluid is often under increased pressure and can compress and damage the brain. Hydrocephalus can arise before birth or …   Medical dictionary

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