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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
delayed neural tube closure +   
incomplete caudal neuropore closure  
incomplete rostral neuropore closure  
open neural tube +   
failure of completion of the last step in the formation of the neural tube, where the paired neural folds are brought together and fuse at the dorsal midline
 spina bifida +   

Exact Synonyms: failure of neural tube closure ;   hydrocele spinalis ;   schistorrhachis
Broad Synonyms: spina bifida
Alternate IDs: MP:0000931 ;   MP:0005436
Definition Sources:, J:62571, PMID:9949198

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