spina bifida occulta

noun

spina bifida oc·​cul·​ta -ə-ˈkəl-tə How to pronounce spina bifida occulta (audio)
: a mild often asymptomatic form of spina bifida in which there is no hernial protrusion of the meninges or spinal cord

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“Spina bifida occulta.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spina%20bifida%20occulta. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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