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Noun: meningocele
  1. A congenital anomaly of the central nervous system in which a sac protruding from the brain or the spinal meninges contains cerebrospinal fluid (but no nerve tissue)

Derived forms: meningoceles

Type of: birth defect, congenital abnormality, congenital anomaly, congenital defect, congenital disorder

Encyclopedia: Meningocele