An instrument used in making serial sections of the spinal cord or for incising the spinal cord.
[myelo- + G. tomos, cutting]
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myelotome(mī′ĕ-lō-tōm″) [ myelo- + -tome]
A tool for dissecting the spinal cord, particularly in post mortem examination.
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