craniorachischisis

craniorachischisis

 [kra″ne-o-rah-kis´kĭ-sis]
congenital fissure of the skull and vertebral column.

craniorachischisis

/cra·nio·ra·chis·chi·sis/ (kra″ne-o-rah-kis´kĭ-sis) congenital fissure of the cranium and vertebral column.

craniorachischisis

congenital fissure of the skull and vertebral column.

craniorachischisis totalis
failure of fusion of the entire neural tube.
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An apparent teratogenic effect was associated with both ionic liquids, with only the offspring of treated mice exhibiting certain uncommon morphological defects, such as craniorachischisis, ectopia cordis, and ablepharia.
To be sure, anencephalic infants with complete craniorachischisis or severe brainstem maldevelopment cannot experience consciousness or suffering.