Meaning of “spina bifida” in the English Dictionary

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"spina bifida" in British English

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spina bifidanoun [ U ]

uk /ˌspaɪ.nə ˈbɪf.ɪ.də/ us /ˌspaɪ.nə ˈbɪf.ɪ.də/

a serious condition in which part of the spine is not correctly developed at birth, leaving the nerves in the back without any protection

(Definition of “spina bifida” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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