syringomyelia

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sy·rin·go·my·e·li·a

 (sə-rĭng′gō-mī-ē′lē-ə)
n.
A chronic disease of the spinal cord characterized by the presence of fluid-filled cavities and leading to spasticity and sensory disturbances.

[New Latin sȳringomyelia : Greek sūrinx, sūring-, spinal cavity + Greek muelos, marrow (from mūs, mouse, muscle; see mūs- in Indo-European roots).]

sy·rin′go·my·el′ic (-ĕl′ĭk) adj.
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syringomyelia

(səˌrɪŋɡəʊmaɪˈiːlɪə)
n
(Pathology) a chronic progressive disease of the spinal cord in which cavities form in the grey matter: characterized by loss of the sense of pain and temperature
[C19: syringo-, from Greek: syrinx + -myelia from Greek muelos marrow]
syringomyelic adj
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sy•rin•go•my•e•li•a

(səˌrɪŋ goʊ maɪˈi li ə)

n.
a disease of the spinal cord in which the nerve tissue is replaced by a fluid-filled cavity.
[1875–80; syringo- (comb. form of Greek sŷrinx syrinx) + myelia (see myelo-, -ia)]
sy•rin`go•my•el′ic (-ˈɛl ɪk) adj.
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Translations
syringomyelie
syringomyélie

sy·rin·go·my·e·li·a

[MIM*186700 and 272480]
n. siringomielia, enfermedad crónica progresiva de la columna vertebral caracterizada por cavidades llenas de líquido en la región cervical y que a veces se extiende a la médula oblongata.
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syringomyelia

n siringomielia
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