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- n. heterotaxis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Variation in arrangement from that existing in a normal form; heterogenous arrangement or structure, .
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as heterotaxis.
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- n. any abnormal position of the organs of the body
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The term heterotaxy is intended to apply to the production of organs in situations where, under usual circumstances, they would not be formed.
He had suffered since birth from a disease called heterotaxy, in which his heart was transposed with other organs, restricting blood and oxygen flow.
Single ventricle defects include hypoplastic left heart syndrome, tricuspid atresia, double inlet left ventricle, some heterotaxy defects and others.
Great veins, including patients with heterotaxy syndrome
As, however, there is still some difference of opinion as to the correct morphological interpretation to be put on some of these cases, it has been thought better to include them under the head of heterotaxy than of prolification.
Lee had been the longest living survivor of heterotaxy in the Pittman family before his death.