myelocele


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myelocele

 [mi´ĕ-lo-sēl″]
protrusion of the spinal cord through a defect in the vertebral column.
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my·e·lo·cele

(mī'ĕ-lō-sēl),
1. Protrusion of the spinal cord in spina bifida.
2. The central canal of the spinal cord.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

my·e·lo·cele

(mī'ĕ-lō-sēl)
1. Protrusion of the spinal cord through a defect in the vertebral arch in spina bifida.
2. The central canal of the spinal cord.
[myelo- + G. kēlē, hernia]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

myelocele

See MENINGOMYELOCELE.
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