hydromyelia


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hydromyelia

 [hi″dro-mi-e´le-ah]
dilatation of the central canal of the spinal cord with an abnormal accumulation of fluid.
Hydromyelia accompanying an Arnold-Chiari deformity. From Betz et al., 1994.

hy·dro·my·e·li·a

(hī'drō-mī-ē'lē-ă),
An increase of fluid in the dilated central canal of the spinal cord, or in congenital cavities elsewhere in the cord substance.
[hydro- + G. myelos, marrow]

hydromyelia

/hy·dro·my·elia/ (-mi-e´le-ah) dilatation of the central canal of the spinal cord with an abnormal accumulation of fluid.

hydromyelia

[hī′drōmī·ē′lē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hydor, water + myelos, marrow
a pathological condition characterized by dilation of the central canal of the spinal cord with increased fluid accumulation. Compare syringomyelia.

hy·dro·my·e·li·a

(hī'drō-mī-ē'lē-ă)
An increase of fluid in the dilated central canal of the spinal cord, or in congenital cavities elsewhere in the cord substance.
[hydro- + G. myelos, marrow]

hydromyelia

dilatation of the central canal of the spinal cord with an abnormal accumulation of fluid.