somatoschisis

somatoschisis

 [so″mah-tos´kĭ-sis]
splitting of the bodies of the vertebrae.

somatoschisis

(sō″mă-tŏs′kĭ-sĭs) [″ + schistos, a splitting]
A deformed fetus with a cleft in the trunk.

somatoschisis

1. splitting of the bodies of the vertebrae.
2. a fissure of the trunk.