Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to or characterized by hypoplasia.

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  • adjective of, or pertaining to hypoplasia

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Examples

  • For instance, in hypoplastic left heart syndrome the left side of the heart doesn’t work correctly, while in tricuspid atresia it is the right side.

    Single Ventricle Heart Defects

  • She has something known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

    CNN Transcript Mar 25, 2008

  • We did the story about baby Annabelle about how she was one of the people to have a relatively new heart procedure for something known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

    CNN Transcript Apr 3, 2008

  • Each year, as many as 600 babies are born with a condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

    CNN Transcript Mar 8, 2008

  • It soon emerged the left side of Katie's heart was not developing properly, a condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Doctors don't know what causes this rare congenital defect, called hypoplastic left heart syndrome, or HLHS for short.

    NPR Topics: News

  • The discovery hours after his birth that he had been born with just half his heart -- called hypoplastic left heart syndrome -- has turned the lives of her and her older son upside down.

    Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

  • The phenomenon - known as hypoplastic left heart - is among the most devastating of congenital cardiac defects and plunges families into a harrowing sequence of high-stakes operations just weeks after birth.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Wells is one of 200 or so women who have undergone an incredibly delicate operation that can actually prevent their babies from being born with a fatal heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome, or HLHS.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Wells is one of 200 or so women who have undergone an incredibly delicate operation that can actually prevent their babies from being born with a fatal heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome, or HLHS.

    NPR Topics: News

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