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atresicadjective Pertaining or referring to atresia, see there.
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atresia(a-tre'zha) [ ¹an- + Gr. tresis, a perforation]
Congenital absence or closure of a normal body opening or tubular structure. atresicatretic (a-tre'zik, 'sik) (a-tret'ik), adjective
anal atresiaImperforate anus.
Congenital closure of the aortic valvular opening into the aorta.
Closure or absence of some or all of the major bile ducts.
A congenital occlusion of the passage between the nose and pharynx by a bony or membranous structure.
congenital aural atresia
Failure of the external ear canal to develop in utero. When this condition affects both ears, the child may suffer permanent hearing loss and have difficulty speaking and acquiring language skills. Unilateral cases require no specific therapy.
Congenital closure of a portion of the duodenum.
Congenital failure of the esophagus to develop.
Normal death of the ovarian follicle following failure of the ovum to be fertilized.
Congenital closure of any part of the intestine.
Congenital closure of the mitral valve opening between the left atrium and ventricle.
Congenital closure of the pyloric end of the stomach.
Congenital closure of the pulmonary valve between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery.
Absence or closure of the urethral orifice or canal.
Congenital closure or absence of the vagina.
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