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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the proper central canal or cavity of the spinal cord; the hollow of the primitively tubular myelon, expanding in the brain into the metacœle, or so-called fourth ventricle, and sometimes, as in birds, expanding in the sacral region in to the sinus rhomboidalis, or rhombocœle.

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