Definition of Myelomeningocele

1. Noun. A congenital defect of the central nervous system in which a sac containing part of the spinal cord and its meninges protrude through a gap in the vertebral column; frequently accompanied by hydrocephalus and mental retardation.




Definition of Myelomeningocele

1. Noun. (pathology) A form of spina bifida characterized by protrusion of the spinal meninges ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myelomeningocele

myelogeneous
myelogenic
myelogenous
myelogram
myelograms
myelography
myeloid
myeloid leukemia
myeloidin
myeloma
myelomas
myelomata
myelomatoses
myelomatosis
myelomatous
myelomeningocele (current term)
myelomeningoceles
myelomonocyte
myelomonocytic
myelon
myelonal
myeloneuropathy
myelons
myelopathic
myelopathies
myelopathy
myeloperoxidase
myeloperoxidases
myeloplax
myeloplaxes

Literary usage of Myelomeningocele

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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1898)
"On the other hand, myelomeningocele and myelocystocele offer a less favorable ... If in myelomeningocele the nerves are freely dispersed in the sac, ..."

2. The Practice of pediatrics by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1918)
"myelomeningocele is a protrusion of a portion of the spinal cord and its attached nerve-roots, together with an accumulation of fluid, which usually has its ..."

3. The Clinical Journal (1903)
"We will first consider myelomeningocele. In this type one is dealing with a sulcus ... Regarding the aetiology of myelomeningocele, Förster and Rokitansky ..."

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