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tetralogy of Fallot

noun Pathology.
  1. a congenital malformation of the heart characterized by an abnormal opening in the septum dividing the ventricles, misplacement of the aorta so that it receives blood from both ventricles instead of only the left ventricle, narrowing of the pulmonary artery, and enlargement of the right ventricle.
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Origin of tetralogy of Fallot

after Étienne Fallot, French physician who named the disease in 1888
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tetralogy of fallot in Medicine

tetralogy of Fallot

  1. Fallot's tetralogy

tetralogy of fallot in Science

tetralogy of Fallot

[tĕ-trălə-jē, -trŏl-; fă-lō]