Medical Dictionary

meningocele

noun me·nin·go·cele

Medical Definition of meningocele

  1. :  a protrusion of meninges through a defect in the skull or spinal column (as in spina bifida) forming a cyst filled with cerebrospinal fluid

Variants of meningocele

also

meningocoele

\me-ˈniŋ-gə-ˌsēl, mə-ˈnin-jə-\play play

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