syringomeningocele

syringomeningocele

 [sĭ-ring″go-sĭ-ning´go-sēl]
meningocele resembling syringomyelocele.

sy·rin·go·me·nin·go·cele

(sĭ-ring'gō-mĕ-ning'gō-sēl),
A form of spina bifida in which the dorsal sac consists chiefly of membranes, with little spinal cord substance, enclosing a cavity that communicates with a syringomyelic cavity.
[syringo- + meningocele]

syringomeningocele

[-məning′gōsēl′]
Etymology: Gk, syrinx, tube, meninx, membrane, kele, hernia
a meningocele that is connected to the central canal of the spinal cord. See also spina bifida.

sy·rin·go·me·nin·go·cele

(si-ring'gō-mĕ-ning'gō-sēl)
A form of spina bifida cystica in which the dorsal sac consists chiefly of membranes, with very little cord substance, enclosing a cavity that communicates with a syringomyelic cavity.
[syringo- + meningocele]

syringomeningocele

meningocele resembling syringomyelocele.