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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: si-ring'go-me-ning'go-sel

Definition: A form of spina bifida in which the dorsal sac consists chiefly of membranes, with little spinal cord substance, enclosing a cavity that communicates with a syringomyelic cavity.

[syringo- + meningocele]

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