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Pronunciation: hi'dro-mi-el'o-sel

Definition: Protrusion of a portion of cord, thinned out into a sac distended with cerebrospinal fluid, through a spina bifida.

[hydro- + G. myelos, marrow, + kele, tumor, hernia]

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