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amyelia

[ am-ahy-ee-lee-uh, -el-ee-uh, am-ee- ]
/ ˌæm aɪˈi li ə, -ˈɛl i ə, ˌæm i- /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

congenital absence of the spinal cord.

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Origin of amyelia

<New Latin <Greek amȳ́el(os) marrowless (see a-6, myel-) + -ia-ia
am·y·el·ic [am-ahy-el-ik, am-ee-], /ˌæm aɪˈɛl ɪk, ˌæm i-/, a·my·e·lous [uh-mahy-uh-luhs], /əˈmaɪ ə ləs/, adjective
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Medical definitions for amyelia

amyelia
[ ā′mī-ēlē-ə, ăm′ī- ]

n.

Congenital absence of the spinal cord.
a′my•elic (-ĕlĭk, -ēlĭk) adj.
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