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Spina Bifida is Latin for "split spine".

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Q: How did Spina Bifida get its name?
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Is Nuera another name for Spina Bifida?

No, "Nuera" is not another name for Spina Bifida. Myelomeningocele is another name for Spina Bifida.

What is the most common name for spina bifida?

The most common name for Spina Bifida IS Spina Bifida. It is also known as myelomeningocele.

Why did they name Spina Bifida?

Spina is Latin for "spine" and Bifida is Latin for "split" or "open" and that is exactly what Spina Bifida is, an opening or split in the spine.

How many people with Spina Bifida have had children with out Spina Bifida?

My daughter has Spina Bifida and her daughter has Spina Bifida

Can someone have spina bifida and not be born with it?

No, spina bifida is a birth defect. Therefore, a person has to be born with spina bifida to have it.

How many different forms are there of Spina Bifida?

there actually a few forms of spina bifida cant name them all sorry

Does Spina Bifida affect the spinal tissue?

Yes, hence the name "SPINA" Bifida. Spina Bifida means "split spine" and involves an opening in the spine where the spine did not form correctly in the womb of the mother.

What is the classification of Spina Bifida?

Spina Bifida is a neural tube defect.

What is the most common form of spina bifida?

Spina Bifida Occulta

What does Spina Bifida stand for?

Spina Bifida is Latin for "split spine".

What illness is Chris Farlowe suffering from?

Spina bifida

What are the forms of spina bifida?

Various forms of spina bifida are known as meningomyelocele, myelomeningocele, spina bifida aperta, open spina bifida, myelodysplasia, spinal dysraphism, spinal rachischisis, myelocele, and meningocele.

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