myelomeningocele

noun
my·​e·​lo·​me·​nin·​go·​cele | \ ˌmī-ə-lō-mə-ˈniŋ-gə-ˌsēl, -mə-ˈnin-jə- How to pronounce myelomeningocele (audio) \

Medical Definition of myelomeningocele

: spina bifida in which neural tissue of the spinal cord and the investing meninges protrude from the spinal column forming a sac under the skin

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“Myelomeningocele.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myelomeningocele. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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