myelodysplasia

noun
my·​e·​lo·​dys·​pla·​sia | \ -dis-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə How to pronounce myelodysplasia (audio) \

Medical Definition of myelodysplasia

1 : a developmental anomaly of the spinal cord

Other Words from myelodysplasia

myelodysplastic \ -​ˈplas-​tik How to pronounce myelodysplastic (audio) \ adjective

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“Myelodysplasia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myelodysplasia. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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