spina bifida

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Synonyms for spina bifida

a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed

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Proceeds of the event go to breast cancer research, St John Ambulance (Kenilworth), and local spinabifida and hydrocephalus victim Jonathan Surrey.
pretty good for a woman born with spinabifida who has bravely fought cancer - she is currently in remission - and is now paralysed from the waist down after breaking her back in that horrific fall.
Pat's husband, Phillip, wants to purchase a Ford Taurus and she would like to donate to the Spinabifida Association.
Matthew, aged two, has spinabifida and hydrocephalus - water on the brain.
Broccoli is also rich in folic acid which is taken by mothers to minimise the chances of having a baby suffering with spinabifida.