Pronunciation: klip'el fil
Definition: a congenital defect manifested as a short neck, fusion of cervical vertebrae, and abnormalities of the brainstem and cerebellum; autosomal dominant inheritance, with most cases sporadic.
Synonym(s): cervical fusion syndrome
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