thoracogastroschisis

noun

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

Dictionary Entries Near thoracogastroschisis

Cite this Entry

“Thoracogastroschisis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thoracogastroschisis. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!