hydromeningocele

[ hī′drō-mə-nĭnggə-sēl′ ]

n.

A fluid-filled protrusion of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord through a defect in the skull or vertebral column.

Nearby words

  1. hydromagnetics,
  2. hydromancy,
  3. hydromechanics,
  4. hydromedusa,
  5. hydromel,
  6. hydrometallurgy,
  7. hydrometeor,
  8. hydrometeorology,
  9. hydrometer,
  10. hydrometra


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