amyelia

[am-ahy-ee-lee-uh, -el-ee-uh, am-ee-]

Origin of amyelia

< New Latin < Greek amȳ́el(os) marrowless (see a-6, myel-) + -ia -ia
Related formsam·y·el·ic [am-ahy-el-ik, am-ee-] /ˌæm aɪˈɛl ɪk, ˌæm i-/, a·my·e·lous [uh-mahy-uh-luh s] /əˈmaɪ ə ləs/, adjective
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amyelous in Medicine

amyelous

[ə-mīə-ləs]
adj.
  1. Relating to or characterized by the total or partial absence of a spinal cord.

amyelia

[ā′mī-ēlē-ə, ăm′ī-]
n.
  1. Congenital absence of the spinal cord.
Related formsa′my•elic (-ĕlĭk, -ēlĭk) adj.
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