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syringoencephalomyelia

Pronunciation: si-ring'go-en-sef'a-lo-mi-e'le-a

Definition: A tubular cavity involving both brain and spinal cord and etiologically unrelated to vascular insufficiency.

[syringo- + G. enkephalos, brain, + myelos, marrow]

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