Definition of Schistorrhachis

1. Noun. 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.




Medical Definition of Schistorrhachis

1. Synonym: spina bifida. Origin: schisto-+ G. Rhachis, spine (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schistorrhachis

schisms
schist
schistaceous
schistatin
schistic
schisto-
schistocystis
schistocyte
schistocytes
schistocytic
schistocytosis
schistorrhachis (current term)
schistose
schistosities
schistosity
schistosoma
schistosoma haematobium
schistosoma japonicum
schistosoma mansoni
schistosomal
schistosomal dermatitis
schistosomatidae
schistosome
schistosome dermatitis
schistosome granuloma
schistosomes

Literary usage of Schistorrhachis

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1. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"See schistorrhachis. Spi'na Ven-to'sa.* A disease in which mat 1er is formed in a bone, expands its walls, :iri'i makes its way outward, ..."

2. Lippincott's Pocket Medical Dictionary: Including the Pronunciation and by Ryland W. Greene (1897)
"See schistorrhachis. Clo'ver's apparatus. Apparatus for administering ether or chloroform. ..."

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