Writing & Editing for MedicineNet.com Is Work!
I am proceeding through the alphabet, editing terms in the medical dictionary. Right now, I am immured in the M's -- buried in them, like up to my neck in the sand of terms starting with the letter M.
The first definition I see this morning is:
Well, that does not seem quite right, I think, but why? The membranes (also referred to as meninges) are not all that protrudes through the defect in the vertebral column. The spinal cord is also protruding. And that is why it is called a meningomyelocele (meningo- for the meningeal membranes and -myelo- for the spinal cord).
I try again.
But that says nothing about the cause of the problem - or what it looks like - or how it might be detected before birth, so it's back to the grindstone to sharpen it up a bit more.
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