[ mī′ə-lə-sēl′ ]
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Protrusion of the spinal cord in cases of spina bifida.
The central canal of the spinal cord.
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It is, however, often difficult to distinguish between a meningocele and meningo-myelocele.
In a meningo-myelocele the shadows of the cord and nerves stretched out in the sac may be recognised.