No, "Nuera" is not another name for Spina Bifida. Myelomeningocele is another name for Spina Bifida.
Spina Bifida is Latin for "split spine".
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.
He didn't "discover" it. One can see Spina Bifida quite plainly when an infant is born, unless it is the most mild form thereof, called Spina Bifida Occulta. What Nicholas Tulp did was give Spina Bifida its name and he also gave the first medical description of it.
there actually a few forms of spina bifida cant name them all sorry
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.
No. The correct name for the birth defect is "Spina Bifida". No L.
Myelodysplasia, or Neural Tube Defect
Professor Nicholas Tulp, Born: Amsterdam, 11 October 1593; Died: The Hague, 12 September 1674, gave Spina Bifida its name and gave the first formative description of the disability. Although the term and real medical description are somewhat recent, it is estimated that Spina Bifida occurred almost 12,000 years ago.Giovanni Battista Morgagni (February 25, 1682 - December 6, 1771), Italian anatomist, linked lower-limb deformity and hydrocephalus (an excessive amount of cerebro-spinal fluid within the head) with Spina Bifida in 1761.
He didn't "discover" it, he named it. The condition was known to exist, but had not been given a name yet, until Professor Tulp named it.
Betsy Spina's birth name is Elizabeth Suzanne Spina.
Maria Grazia Spina's birth name is Spinazzi, Maria Grazia.