[ am-ahy-ee-lee-uh, -el-ee-uh, am-ee- ]
/ ˌæm aɪˈi li ə, -ˈɛl i ə, ˌæm i- /
congenital absence of the spinal cord.
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OTHER WORDS FROM amyeliaam·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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Medical definitions for amyelous (1 of 2)
[ ə-mī′ə-ləs ]
Relating to or characterized by the total or partial absence of a spinal cord.
Medical definitions for amyelous (2 of 2)
[ ā′mī-ē′lē-ə, ăm′ī- ]
Congenital absence of the spinal cord.
Other words from amyeliaa′my•el′ic (-ĕl′ĭk, -ē′lĭk) adj.
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