Definitions for "MENINGOCELE"
A protrusion of the coverings of the spinal cord or brain through a defect in the skull or vertebral column. May be congenital or acquired.
Congenital hernia in which the meninges, or membranes, protrude through an opening in the spinal column or brain.
Hernia protrusion of the brain and its coverings through a defect in the skull.