diplomyelia

diplomyelia

 [dip″lo-mi-e´le-ah]
lengthwise fissure and seeming doubleness of the spinal cord.
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dip·lo·my·e·li·a

(dip'lō-mī-ē'lē-ă),
Complete or incomplete doubling of the spinal cord; may be accompanied by a bony septum of the vertebral canal.
[diplo- + G. myelon, marrow]
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dip·lo·my·e·li·a

(dip'lō-mī-ē'lē-ă)
Complete or incomplete doubling of the spinal cord; may be accompanied by a bony septum of the vertebral canal.
[diplo- + G. myelon, marrow]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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This report alerts physiotherapists to possible variations in spinal pathology, in this case diastematomyelia and diplomyelia (Type I and Type 2 split cord malformations) which are rare spinal lesions.
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