spina bifida occulta

noun
spina bifida oc·​cul·​ta | \-ə-ˈkəl-tə \

Medical Definition of spina bifida occulta 

: a mild often asymptomatic form of spina bifida in which there is no hernial protrusion of the meninges or spinal cord

Learn More about spina bifida occulta

Share spina bifida occulta

Dictionary Entries near spina bifida occulta

spin

spina

spina bifida

spina bifida occulta

spinae

spinal

spinal accessory nerve

Comments on spina bifida occulta

What made you want to look up spina bifida occulta? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to clear from alleged fault or guilt

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!