myelomeningocele definition

  • noun:
    • a type of spina bifida described as protrusion associated with spinal meninges
    • Hernia regarding the spinal-cord as well as its membranes; spina bifida.
    • a congenital problem of the central nervous system for which a sac containing an element of the spinal-cord and its particular meninges protrude through a gap within the vertebral column; frequently accompanied by hydrocephalus and mental retardation

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