tho·​ra·​co·​gas·​tros·​chi·​sis ˌthō-rə-ˌkō-gas-ˈträs-kə-səs How to pronounce thoracogastroschisis (audio)
plural thoracogastroschises -ˌsēz How to pronounce thoracogastroschisis (audio) or thoracogastroschisises
: a congenital developmental defect in which the body wall fails to close properly along the midline of the front of the thorax and abdomen allowing protrusion of the viscera

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“Thoracogastroschisis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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