meningoencephalocele

[ mə-nĭng′gō-ĕn-sĕfə-lō-sēl′ ]

n.

The protrusion of the meninges and the brain through a congenital defect in the cranium.encephalomeningocele

Nearby words

  1. meningococcemia,
  2. meningococcus,
  3. meningocortical,
  4. meningocyte,
  5. meningoencephalitis,
  6. meningoencephalomyelitis,
  7. meningoencephalopathy,
  8. meningomyelitis,
  9. meningomyelocele,
  10. meningoradicular


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