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spina bifida


      n   a congenital condition in which the meninges of the spinal cord protrude through a gap in the backbone, sometimes causing enlargement of the skull (due to accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid) and paralysis  
     (New Latin; see spine, bifid)  
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