myelocystocele


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myelomeningocele

 [mi″ĕ-lo-mĕ-ning´go-sēl]
hernial protrusion of the spinal cord and its meninges through a defect in the vertebral arch (spina bifida); see also neural tube defect. Called also meningomyelocele.
Child with a large thoraco-lumbar myelomeningocele consisting of protruding spinal cord covered by meninges. From Mueller and Young, 2001.

my·e·lo·cys·to·cele

(mī'ĕ-lō-sis'tō-sēl),
Spina bifida containing spinal cord substance.
[myelo- + G. kystis, bladder, + kēlē, tumor]

myelocystocele

/my·elo·cys·to·cele/ (mi″ĕ-lo-sis´to-sēl) myelomeningocele.

myelocystocele

[mī′əlōsis′təsēl′]
Etymology: Gk, myelos + kystis + kele, hernia

my·e·lo·cys·to·cele

(mī'ĕ-lō-sis'tō-sēl)
Spina bifida containing spinal cord substance.
[myelo- + G. kystis, bladder, + kēlē, tumor]

myelocystocele

hernial protrusion of spinal cord through a defect in the vertebral column.
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