myelocystomeningocele


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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.

me·nin·go·my·e·lo·cele

(mĕ-ning'gō-mī'ĕ-lō-sēl'),
Protrusion of the spinal cord and its membranes through a defect in the vertebral column.
[meningo- + G. myelos, marrow, + kēlē, tumor]

myelocystomeningocele

/my·elo·cys·to·me·nin·go·cele/ (-mĕ-ning´go-sēl) myelomeningocele.

myelocystomeningocele

[mī′əlōsis′tōməning′gōsēl]
Etymology: Gk, myelos + kystis + menix, membrane, kele, hernia

me·nin·go·my·e·lo·cele

(mĕ-ning'gō-mī'ĕ-lō-sēl)
Protrusion of the meninges and spinal cord through a defect in the vertebral column.
Synonym(s): myelocystomeningocele, myelomeningocele.
[meningo- + G. myelos, marrow, + kēlē, tumor]

myelocystomeningocele

protrusion of cystic spinal cord and meninges through a defect in the vertebral column.