rachischisis


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to rachischisis: myeloschisis, spina bifida occulta
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for rachischisis

a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed

References in periodicals archive ?
Spina bifida is characterized as spina bifida cystica (or aperta), which encompasses meningocoele, meningomyelocoele, rachischisis, and anencephaly.
Spina bifida with rachischisis occurs when the posterior neuropore of the neural tube fails to close during week 4 of development.