meningocele definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A moderately severe form of spina bifida in which the meninges protrude, causing a bulge under the skin.
meningocele - Medical Definition
Protrusion of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord through a defect in the skull or spinal column forming a cyst filled with cerebrospinal fluid.