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spina bifida

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌspaɪ.nəˈbɪf.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
Translations of “spina bifida”
in Chinese (Traditional) 脊柱裂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脊柱裂…
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