rachischisis

noun

ra·​chis·​chi·​sis rə-ˈkis-kə-səs How to pronounce rachischisis (audio)
plural rachischises -kə-ˌsēz How to pronounce rachischisis (audio)
: a congenital abnormality (as spina bifida) characterized by a cleft of the spinal column

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“Rachischisis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rachischisis. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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