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hy·po·plas·tic

(hī'pō-plas'tik),
Pertaining to or characterized by hypoplasia.

hypoplastic

hy·po·plas·tic

(hī'pō-plas'tik)
Pertaining to or characterized by hypoplasia.

Hypoplastic

Incomplete or underdevelopment of a tissue or organ. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is the most serious type of congenital heart disease.

hy·po·plas·tic

(hī'pō-plas'tik)
Pertaining to or characterized by hypoplasia.

hypoplastic,

adj refers to an abnormality in dental enamel characterized by pits, fissures, and discoloration. Hypoplastic enamel may be genetically inherited or caused by conditions such as vitamin deficiency, disease, or trauma.

hypoplastic

characterized by hypoplasia, e.g. hypoplastic anemia.

hypoplastic left heart syndrome
a congenital anomaly seen in cats in which there is mitral atresia and incomplete development of the left ventricle and aortic valve.
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Even when not displaced, the hypoplastic patellae tend to be positioned more superolateral than normal (6).
High-resolution computed tomography of the temporal bones revealed a hypoplastic bony island between the vestibule and horizontal semicircular canals, as well as incomplete bones coverage of the posterior semicircular canal crura bilaterally.
The right renal vein is absent represented by long tortuous collateral draining into hypoplastic segment of IVC (Fig.
hypoplastic right lung with a small right pulmonary artery and anomalous pulmonary venous drainage of the right lung.
1 NIAMH TAYLOR THREE-month-old Niamh Taylor from Hanley was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart, a condition sometimes described as 'half a heart', in which the left hand side of the heart fails to develop properly.
Omphalocele was 5x5 cm, sternum was 3cm, xiphoid process was not present and both lungs were hypoplastic (2 lobes on the right, 3 lobes on the left with primitive upper lobe).
HYPOPLASTIC left heart syndrome (also known as HLHS), is a rare congenital heart defect in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped.
Cole was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, the same condition as Baby Fae, the anonymous infant who in 1984 was the first to ever receive a baboon heart transplant in Southern California that kept her alive for an additional 21 days.
The method is useful for the treatment of congenital or acquired aplastic or hypoplastic anemia associated with chronic renal failure, end-stage renal disease, renal transplantation, cancer, AIDS, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, bone marrow transplantation and chronic diseases.
In his letter, eight-year-old Matthew, who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, says: "She holds my hand when I go into hospital and this makes me feel safe and happy.
The most expensive birth defect as far as hospitalization charges is hypoplastic left heart syndrome, in which a baby is born with small or no left chambers of the heart.
The minor physical anomalies involved mostly the face and included flat nasal bridge (five), hypoplastic nose (four), long philtrum (three), high-arched palate (three), and thin vermillion, posterior-rotated ears, low-set ears, and protruding ears in one infant each.