Definition of Atresia. Meaning of Atresia. Synonyms of Atresia

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Definition of Atresia

Atresia
Atresia A*tre"si*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? not perforated.] (Med.) Absence or closure of a natural passage or channel of the body; imperforation.

Meaning of Atresia from wikipedia

- Atresia is a condition in which an **** or p****age in the body is (usually abnormally) closed or absent. Examples of atresia include: Aural atresia...
- Esophageal atresia is a congenital medical condition (birth defect) that affects the alimentary tract. It causes the esophagus to end in a blind-ended...
- Duodenal atresia is the congenital absence or complete closure of a portion of the lumen of the duodenum. It causes increased levels of amniotic fluid...
- Choanal atresia is a congenital disorder where the back of the nasal p****age (choana) is blocked, usually by abnormal bony or soft tissue (membranous)...
- Biliary atresia, also known as extrahepatic ductopenia and progressive obliterative cholangiopathy, is a childhood disease of the liver in which one or...
- Intestinal atresia is any congenital malformation of the structure of the intestine that causes bowel obstruction. The malformation can be a narrowing...
- Follicular atresia is the breakdown of the ovarian follicles, which consist of an oocyte surrounded by granulosa cells and internal and external theca...
- ****l atresia is a condition in which the **** is abnormally closed or absent. The main causes can either be complete ****l hypoplasia, or a ****l...
- Pulmonary atresia is a congenital malformation of the pulmonary valve in which the valve **** fails to develop. The valve is completely closed thereby...
- Tricuspid atresia is a form of congenital heart disease whereby there is a complete absence of the tricuspid valve. Therefore, there is an absence of...
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