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VATER

abbr.
  1. vertebral defects, anal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia, renal defects, and radial dysplasia (symptom complex associated with Fanconi's anemia)
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Examples from the Web for vater

Historical Examples

  • I vash as I can, in vater anyvere, but I sleep on de ground.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880

    Various

  • It seemed as if I could not give the sound of w; I said "vater" every time.

  • "Your vater can see no one, Mr. Carvel," said the doctor, quietly.

    Richard Carvel, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • Kretschmann uses it in the poem An Vater Gleim, and elsewhere.

    Ossian in Germany

    Rudolf Tombo

  • T'e fermenting germs of t'e brewery chemist go in vit' vater and hops and malt, and t'ere is beer.