Definition of Gastroschisis

1. Noun. A defect of the abdominal wall through which the viscera protrude ¹



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Medical Definition of Gastroschisis

1. A defect in the abdominal wall resulting from rupture of the amniotic membrane during physiological gut-loop herniation or, later, owing to delayed umbilical ring closure; usually accompanied by protrusion of viscera. Origin: Gastro-+ G. Schisis, a fissure (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastroschisis

gastropodous
gastropods
gastroptosis
gastroptyxis
gastropub
gastropubs
gastropulmonary
gastropylorectomy
gastropyloric
gastroraphy
gastrorrhagia
gastrorrhaphy
gastrorrhexis
gastrorrhoea
gastroschisis (current term)
gastroscope
gastroscopes
gastroscopic
gastroscopies
gastroscopist
gastroscopists
gastroscopy
gastrospasm
gastrospirillum
gastrospirillum hominis
gastrosplenic
gastrosplenic ligament
gastrosplenic omentum
gastrostaxis

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