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hematomyelia he·ma·to·my·e·li·a (hē’mə-tō-mī-ē’lē-ə, hĭ-māt’ə-)
Hemorrhage into the substance of the spinal cord, usually caused by trauma. Also called hematorrhachis interna, myelapoplexy, myelorrhagia.


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