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Medical Term:

spina bifida cystica

 

Definition: spina bifida associated with a meningeal cyst (meningocele) or a cyst containing both meninges and spinal cord (meningomyelocele) or only spinal cord (myelocele).

Synonym(s): spina bifida aperta, spina bifida manifesta

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