meningomyelocele

noun
me·​nin·​go·​my·​elo·​cele | \ -ˈmī-ə-lō-ˌsēl How to pronounce meningomyelocele (audio) \

Medical Definition of meningomyelocele

: a protrusion of meninges and spinal cord through a defect in the spinal column

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“Meningomyelocele.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/meningomyelocele. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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