imperfect development of the heart.
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atelocardiaAn obsolete, nonspecific term for cardiac malformation; e.g., congenital heart disease.
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atelocardia(at″ĕl-ō-kar′dē-ă) [ atelo- + Gr. kardia, heart]
Congenital incomplete development of the heart.
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