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myelomeningocele

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Hernia of the spinal cord and its membranes; spina bifida.

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  • noun pathology A form of spina bifida characterized by protrusion of the spinal meninges

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  • noun a congenital defect of the central nervous system in which a sac containing part of the spinal cord and its meninges protrude through a gap in the vertebral column; frequently accompanied by hydrocephalus and mental retardation

Etymologies

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myelo- + meningo- + -cele

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