\d͡ʒˈɛntə͡lmənˈʌʃə], \dʒˈɛntəlmənˈʌʃə], \dʒ_ˈɛ_n_t_əl_m_ə_n_ˈʌ_ʃ_ə]\
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By Nuttall, P.Austin.
From the common people: gentleman-usher, in England, one who ushers persons into the presence of the sovereign: gentleman-usher of the black rod, an officer belonging to the Garter whose duty it is to attend the House of Lords while Parliament is sitting, and to carry messages to the House of Commons: gentlemen-at-arms, a corps of forty gentlemen who attend the sovereign on state occasions.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- Congenital, or rarely acquired, herniation meningeal spinal cord tissue through a bony defect vertebral column. majority these defects occur lumbosacral region. features include PARAPLEGIA, loss of sensation in the lower body, and incontinence. This condition may be associated with ARNOLD-CHIARI MALFORMATION HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, pp35-6)