(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.
[mek-luh n-burg; German mek-luh n-boo rk, mey-kluh n-] /ˈmɛk lənˌbɜrg; German ˈmɛk lənˌbʊərk, ˈmeɪ klən-/ noun 1. a former state in NE Germany, formed in 1934 from two states (Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz) /ˈmɛklənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈmeːklənbʊrk/ noun 1. a historic region and former state of NE Germany, along the Baltic coast; now part of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania