Definición de spina bifida en inglés:

spina bifida

Silabificación: spi·na bif·i·da
Pronunciación: /ˈspīnə ˈbifidə
 
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sustantivo

  • A congenital defect of the spine in which part of the spinal cord and its meninges are exposed through a gap in the backbone. It often causes paralysis of the lower limbs, and sometimes mental handicap.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • This is a very important charity which treats children with serious illnesses such as cancer, leukaemia, spina bifida and cystic fibrosis.
    • Ultrasound can be used to diagnose certain congenital defects such as spina bifida.
    • Often called open spine, spina bifida affects the backbone and, sometimes, the spinal cord.

Origen

early 18th century: modern Latin (see spine, bifid).

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