Synonyms of rachischisis


1. spina bifida, rachischisis, schistorrhachis, birth defect, congenital anomaly, congenital defect, congenital disorder, congenital abnormality

usage: a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed; unless several vertebrae are affected or there is myelomeningocele there are few symptoms; can be diagnosed by amniocentesis

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