Medical Dictionary

spina bifida

noun spina bi·fi·da \-ˈbif-ə-də also -ˈbīf-\

Medical 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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