myelomeningocele

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myelomeningocele my·e·lo·me·nin·go·cele (mī'ə-lō-mə-nĭng'gə-sēl')
n.
See meningomyelocele.

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myelomeningocele

noun
a congenital defect of the central nervous system in which a sac containing part of the spinal cord and its meninges protrude through a gap in the vertebral column; frequently accompanied by hydrocephalus and mental retardation 
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