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thoracogastroschisis

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noun tho·ra·co·gas·tros·chi·sis \ˌthō-rə-ˌkō-gas-ˈträs-kə-səs\

Medical Definition of thoracogastroschisis

plural

thoracogastroschises

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thoracogastroschisises

  1. :  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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