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Related to situs: situs inversus, Situs solitus

situs

 [si´tus] (L.)
site or position.
situs inver´sus total or partial transposition of the body organs to the side opposite the normal.

site

(sīt),
A place, location, or locus.
Synonym(s): situs
[L. situs]

situs

/si·tus/ (si´tus) pl. si´tus   [L.] site or position.
situs inver´sus vis´cerum  lateral transposition of the viscera of the thorax and abdomen.
situs transver´sus  s. inversus viscerum.

situs

(sī′təs)
n. pl. situs
Position, especially normal or original position, as of a body organ or part.

situs

[sī′təs]
Etymology: L, location
the normal position or location of an organ or part of the body.

situs

A term referring to the sidedness of a structure, which is of particular interest in the development of the heart.

site

(sīt)
A place or location.
Synonym(s): situs.
[L. situs]

situs

pl. situs [L.] site or position.

situs inversus
total or partial transposition of the body organs to the side opposite the normal.
situs solitus
normal position of the thoracic and abdominal organs.
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Situs inversus and bowel malrotation: Contribution of prenatal diagnosis and laparoscopy.
The relationship of situs inversus with other anamolies and diseases (such as Kartagener's syndrome, mucociliary dysfunction, airwayanomalies, etc.
ETIO PATHOGENEIS AND DISCUSSION: Kartageener's syndrome is a collection of bronchiectasis, situs inversus and dextrocardia.
1) Situs inversus incompletus is the rarest form, occurring 1 in 2,000,000 live births.
The estimated prevalence of PCD is 1:15-30,000 live births and situs inversus occurs randomly in half the patients.
Siewert first explained the combination of situs inversus, chronic sinusitis, and bronchiectasis in1904.
Patients with situs ambiguous traditionally have been categorized based on the number of spleens.
He also forfeited two other pieces of real estate in Rogers, three cars, five aircrafts and three vehicles used by Situs.
Depending on the laws of the resident state, a second option may be to change the situs of the trust to a more taxpayer-friendly jurisdiction.