rachischisis

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rachischisis ra·chis·chi·sis (rə-kĭs'kĭ-sĭs)
n.
See spondyloschisis.

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rachischisis

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 [syn: spina bifida
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