dysraphism, dysraphia

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(dis″rā′fĭzm) )

(dis″rā′fē-ă )

[″ + rhaphe, seam, ridge]
In the embryo, failure of raphe formation or failure of fusion of parts that normally fuse.
SEE: neural tube defect

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