spina bifida


spina bi·fi·da

noun \-ˈbif-ə-də also -ˈbīf-\

Definition of SPINA BIFIDA

: a neural tube defect marked by congenital cleft of the spinal column usually with hernial protrusion of the meninges and sometimes the spinal cord—see meningocele, myelocele, myelomeningocele

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