atresic teratism


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atresic teratism

[ətrē′sik]
Etymology: Gk, a, tresis + tera, monster
a congenital anomaly in which any of the normal openings of the body, such as the mouth, nares, anus, or vagina, fails to form.

atresic teratism

Teratism in which natural openings such as the mouth or anus fail to form.
See also: teratism
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