from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A moderately severe form of spina bifida in which the meninges protrude, causing a bulge under the skin.
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- n. a form of spina bifida in which a meningeal sac of cerebrospinal fluid protrudes through the skull
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, hernia of the meninges or cranial membranes; cerebral hernia confined to the membranes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a congenital anomaly of the central nervous system in which a sac protruding from the brain or the spinal meninges contains cerebrospinal fluid (but no nerve tissue)
meningo- + -cele (Wiktionary)