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Fallot's tetralogy

noun
  1. a congenital heart disease in which there are four defects: pulmonary stenosis, enlarged right ventricle, a ventricular septal defect, and an aorta whose origin lies over the septal defect. In babies suffering this disease the defects can be corrected by surgery

Word Origin

C20: named after E. L. A. Fallot (1850–1911), French physician
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fallot's tetralogy in Medicine

Fallot's tetralogy

(fă-lōz)
n.
  1. A congenital malformation of the heart characterized by a defect in the ventricular septum, misplacement of the origin of the aorta, narrowing of the pulmonary artery, and enlargement of the right ventricle.Fallot's tetrad tetralogy of Fallot
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