amyelia

amyelia

[am-ahy-ee-lee-uh, -el-ee-uh, am-ee-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
congenital absence of the spinal cord.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek amȳ́el(os) marrowless (see a-6, myel-) + -ia -ia

amyelic [am-ahy-el-ik, am-ee-] , amyelous [uh-mahy-uh-luhs] , adjective
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amyelia a·my·e·li·a (ā'mī-ē'lē-ə, ām'ī-)
n.
Congenital absence of the spinal cord.


a'my·el'ic (-ěl'ĭk, -ē'lĭk) adj.
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