holorachischisis

[ hŏl′ō-rə-kĭskĭ-sĭs, hō′lō- ]

n.

Spina bifida in which the entire spinal column is open.

Nearby words

  1. holophyte,
  2. holophytic,
  3. holoplankton,
  4. holopneustic,
  5. holoprosencephaly,
  6. holosericeous,
  7. holosystolic,
  8. holothurian,
  9. holotype,
  10. holozoic


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