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syringomyelia

noun sy·rin·go·my·e·lia \sə-ˌriŋ-gō-mī-ˈē-lē-ə\

Definition of SYRINGOMYELIA

:  a chronic progressive disease of the spinal cord associated with sensory disturbances, muscle atrophy, and spasticity
sy·rin·go·my·el·ic \-ˈe-lik\ adjective

Origin of SYRINGOMYELIA

New Latin, from Greek syring-, syrinx tube, fistula + New Latin myel- + -ia
First Known Use: 1880

syringomyelia

noun sy·rin·go·my·elia \sə-ˌriŋ-gō-mī-ˈē-lē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYRINGOMYELIA

:  a chronic progressive disease of the spinal cord associated with sensory disturbances, muscle atrophy, and spasticity
sy·rin·go·my·el·ic \-ˈel-ik\ adjective

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