Medical Definition of Spinal dysraphism

1. Developmental abnormalities of the dorsal median region in the embryo, involving ectoderm, mesoderm, and neuroectoderm in varying degrees. Dysraphism signifies incomplete fusion or malformation of a seam or junction. Spinal dysraphism includes all forms of spina bifida. The open form is called spina bifida cystica and the closed form is spina bifida occulta. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinal Dysraphism

spinal chord
spinal column
spinal columns
spinal concussion
spinal cord
spinal cord compression
spinal cord concussion
spinal cord injuries
spinal cord injury
spinal cord neoplasms
spinal cord tumour
spinal cords
spinal curvature
spinal curvatures
spinal decompression
spinal dysraphism (current term)
spinal fluid
spinal fractures
spinal fusion
spinal ganglion
spinal headache
spinal induction
spinal injuries
spinal lemniscus
spinal length
spinal marrow
spinal muscle
spinal muscle of head
spinal muscle of neck
spinal muscle of thorax

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