[myech-nyi-kuh f] /ˈmyɛtʃ nyɪ kəf/
[ee-lyah ee-lyeech] /iˈlyɑ iˈlyitʃ/ (Show IPA), .
/mɛk/ noun 1. (Northeast Scot, dialect) a variant of maik
Meckel Meck·el (měk’əl), Johann Friedrich. 1781-1833. German anatomist and embryologist known for his comprehensive descriptions of congenital defects.
- Meckel scan
Meckel scan n. A radiological scan of the gastric mucosa that is used to detect ectopic gastric mucosa in Meckel’s diverticulum.
- Meckel syndrome
Meckel syndrome n. A hereditary malformation syndrome characterized by sloping forehead, cleft palate, ocular anomalies, and polydactyly, resulting in death during the perinatal period. Also called dysencephalia splanchnocystica.