acephalorhachia

acephalorhachia

 [a-sef″ah-lo-ra´ke-ah]
congenital absence of the head and vertebral column.
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acephalorhachia

(ā″sef″ă-lō-rā′kē-ă) [ acephal(ia) + Gr. rhachis, spine + -ia]
Congenital absence of the head and vertebral column.
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