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spi·na bif·i·da

 (spī′nə bĭf′ĭ-də)
n.
A congenital defect in which the spinal column is imperfectly closed so that part of the meninges or spinal cord protrudes, often resulting in hydrocephalus and other neurological disorders.

[New Latin spīna bifida : Latin spīna, spine + Latin bifida, feminine of bifidus, split in two.]

spina bifida

(ˈspaɪnə ˈbɪfɪdə)
n
(Pathology) a congenital condition in which the meninges of the spinal cord protrude through a gap in the backbone, sometimes causing enlargement of the skull (due to accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid) and paralysis
[New Latin; see spine, bifid]

spi•na bif•i•da

(ˈspaɪ nə ˈbɪf ɪ də)
n.
a congenital defect in which part of the meninges protrudes through the spinal column, often resulting in neurological impairment.
[1710–20; < New Latin, Latin: cloven spine]

spi·na bif·i·da

(spī′nə bĭf′ĭ-də)
A congenital defect in which the vertebral column is not fully closed, causing part of the spinal cord to bulge out. Spina bifida often results in damage to the spinal cord.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spina bifida - a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformedspina bifida - a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed; unless several vertebrae are affected or there is myelomeningocele there are few symptoms; can be diagnosed by amniocentesis
Translations

spina bifida

[ˌspaɪnəˈbɪfɪdə] Nespina f bífida

spina bifida

[ˌspaɪnəˈbɪfɪdə] nspina-bifida m inv

spina bifida

noffene Wirbelsäule, Spina bifida f (spec)
adj attr babymit einer offenen Wirbelsäule

spina bifida

[ˌspaɪnəˈbɪfɪdə] nspina bifida

spi·na bi·fi·da

[MIM*182940]
n. espina bífida, malformación congénita en el cierre de un conducto de la estructura ósea de la espina vertebral, con o sin protrusión de las meninges medulares, gen. a nivel lumbar;
occult ______ oculta, sin protrusión.

spina bifida

n espina bífida
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