pentalogy

noun
pen·​tal·​o·​gy | \ pen-ˈtal-ə-jē How to pronounce pentalogy (audio) \
plural pentalogies

Medical Definition of pentalogy

: a combination of five closely related usually simultaneous defects or symptoms a pentalogy of congenital birth defects

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“Pentalogy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pentalogy. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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