syringomyelic

  • 1 syringomyelic — adjective see syringomyelia …

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  • 2 syringomyelic — See syringomyelia. * * * …

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  • 3 syringomyelic — adj. (Medicine) pertaining to syringomyelia (disease of the spinal cord) …

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  • 4 syringomyelic — sy·rin·go·my·el·ic …

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  • 5 syringomyelic — adjective see syringomyelia …

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  • 6 syringomyelic dissociation — loss of pain and temperature sense due to a lesion in the region of the central canal of the spinal cord implicating the spinothalamic fibers with preservation of other sensory modalities …

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  • 7 syringomyelic syndrome — syringomyelia …

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  • 8 syringomyelia — syringomyelic /seuh ring goh muy el ik/, adj. /seuh ring goh muy ee lee euh/, n. Pathol. a disease of the spinal cord in which the nerve tissue is replaced by a cavity filled with fluid. [1875 80; syringo (comb. form of Gk syrinx SYRINX) + myelia …

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  • 9 Hemorrhage — Bleeding or the abnormal flow of blood. The patient may have an internal hemorrhage that is invisible or an external hemorrhage that is visible on the outside of the body. Bleeding into the spleen or liver is internal hemorrhage. Bleeding from a… …

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  • 10 syringomyelia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek syring , syrinx tube, fistula + New Latin myel + ia Date: 1880 a chronic progressive disease of the spinal cord associated with sensory disturbances, muscle atrophy, and spasticity • syringomyelic adjective …

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  • 11 dissociation — 1. Separation, or a dissolution of relations. SYN: disassociation. 2. The change of a complex chemical compound into a simpler one by any lytic reaction, by ionization, by heterolysis, or by homolysis. 3 …

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  • 12 syringomeningocele — A form of spina bifida in which the dorsal sac consists chiefly of membranes, with very little spinal cord substance, enclosing a cavity that communicates with a syringomyelic cavity. [syringo + meningocele] …

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  • 13 syringomyelia — The presence in the spinal cord of longitudinal cavities lined by dense, gliogenous tissue, which are not caused by vascular insufficiency. S. is marked clinically by pain and paresthesia, followed by muscular atrophy of the hands and analgesia… …

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