spina bifida manifesta

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spina bifida manifesta spina bifida man·i·fes·ta (mān'ə-fěs'tə)
n.
Spina bifida in which the vertebral defect is apparent and may be associated with a meningeal or spinal cord anomaly. Also called spina bifida aperta.

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