heterotaxia


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Related to heterotaxia: heterotaxy, Polysplenia

heterotaxia

 [het″er-o-tak´se-ah]
abnormal position of viscera.

het·er·o·tax·i·a

(het'ĕr-ō-taks'ē-ă),
Abnormal arrangement of organs or parts of the body in relation to each other.
Synonym(s): heterotaxis, heterotaxy
[hetero- + G. taxis, arrangement]

het·er·o·tax·i·a

(het'ĕr-ō-taks'ē-ă)
Abnormal arrangement of organs or parts of the body in relation to each other.
[hetero- + G. taxis, arrangement]

heterotaxia

abnormal position of viscera.
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Heterotaxia or situs ambiguous with polysplenia is a rare spectrum of congenital abnormalities involving the visceral organs and cardiovascular structures in the chest and abdomen.