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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.
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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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The main malformations of these children lead to the need for surgical treatment, such as: oral fissures, cleft palate, cleft lip, cheekbones, congenital heart anomalies, rectal atresia/stenosis, hip dislocation, hypospadias, spinabifida, hydrocephalus, microcephaly, anencephaly.
6] Palanisamy et al, published a case report in International Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia, 2012 regarding use of dexmedetomidine in a 31-year-old parturient with spinabifida occulta with a tethered spinal cord reaching L5-S1 who was on Fentanyl Intravenous Patient Controlled Analgesia (IVPCA) for labour analgesia, which was not helping her.
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