Translation of spina bifida in Spanish:

spina bifida

espina bífida, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌspʌɪnə ˈbɪfɪdə//ˌspaɪnə ˈbɪfədə/

noun

  • 1

    espina bífida feminine
    • Ultrasound can be used to diagnose certain congenital defects such as spina bifida.
    • Exposure to amniotic fluid may damage the neural tissue in cases of spina bifida and cause subsequent paralysis and hydrocephalus.
    • Often called open spine, spina bifida affects the backbone and, sometimes, the spinal cord.
    • Children with spina bifida (open spine) sometimes have a form of clubfoot.
    • This is a very important charity which treats children with serious illnesses such as cancer, leukaemia, spina bifida and cystic fibrosis.