dystectia

dystectia

 [dis-tek´she-ah]
defective closure of the neural tube.

dystectia

(dĭs-tĕk′shē-ă) [″ + L. tectum, roof]
Failure of the embryonic neural tube to close during development. This is a cause of anencephaly, spina bifida, and meningocele.

dystectia

defective closure of the neural tube.