hydromyelocele

[ hī′drō-mīə-lō-sēl′ ]

n.

The protrusion of a saclike portion of spinal cord containing cerebrospinal fluid through a spina bifida.

Nearby words

  1. hydromorphic,
  2. hydromorphone hydrochloride,
  3. hydromphalus,
  4. hydromulch,
  5. hydromyelia,
  6. hydromyoma,
  7. hydronaut,
  8. hydronephrosis,
  9. hydronic,
  10. hydronitrogen


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