acute myelitis with bloody effusion into the spinal cord.
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hematomyelitis(hē″mă-) (hĕm″ă-tō-mī″ĕl-ī′tĭs) [″ + ″ + itis, inflammation]
An inflammation of the spinal cord accompanied by bloody effusion.
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