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tethered cord syndrome

tethered cord syndrome in Medicine

tethered cord syndrome teth·ered cord syndrome (těð'ərd)
Sacral retention of the spinal cord by the terminal filum, causing incontinence and progressive motor and sensory impairment in the legs.

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