myeloschisismedical dictionary

Cleft spinal cord resulting from failure of the neural folds to close normally in the formation of the neural tube; inevitably spina bifida is a sequel.

Origin: myelo-+ G. Schisis, a cleaving

(05 Mar 2000)

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