Syringomyelia definitions

sə-rĭng'gō-mī-ē'lē-ə
A chronic disease of the spinal cord characterized by the presence of fluid-filled cavities and leading to spasticity and sensory disturbances.
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A chronic, progressive disease characterized by the formation of cavities filled with liquid within the spinal cord.
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A chronic disease of the spinal cord characterized by the presence of fluid-filled cavities and leading to spasticity and sensory disturbances.
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(medicine) A disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord, possibly leading to stiffness or paralysis.
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Origin of syringomyelia

New Latin sȳringomyelia Greek sūrinx sūring- spinal cavity Greek muelos marrow (from mūs mouse, muscle mūs- in Indo-European roots)