Definition of Atresic

1. atresia [adj] - See also: atresia

Medical Definition of Atresic

1. Having an abnormal closure or absence of a body opening or tubular organ (for example, a child born without an oesophagus would have an atretic birthdefect). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atresic

atraumatic needle
atraumatic suture
atrazine chlorohydrolase
atresia folliculi
atresic (current term)
atretic corpus luteum
atrial-well technique
atrial appendage
atrial arrhythmias

Literary usage of Atresic

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1. Gynæcology for students & practitioners by Thomas Watts Eden (1920)
"atresic CONDITIONS OF THE GENITAL CANAL These may affect the cervix, the vagina, or the vulva. Atresia of the Cervix. This may take the form of complete ..."

2. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"If this is so, it is easily understood how an atresic disequilibrium of ... cord from an atresic modification of the secretory role of the epithelial cells, ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"... the so-called atresic follicle. He has stated that the granulosa cells toward the edge are digested but not the granulosa cells about the ovary. ..."

4. A Text-book of diseases of women by John Clarence Webster (1907)
"In a septate uterus, where distention of an atresic half has occurred, an Fig. 251.—Atresia of cervix. The tended with blood. uterus is dis- opening must be ..."

5. Diseases of women: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners by J. C. Webster (1898)
"When the whole vagina is atresic, a new vaginal slit may sometimes be made by tunnelling the recto-vesical septum. This is carried out with bistoury, ..."

6. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"It is also observed in the multiple cysts arising from atresic follicles in hydatid ... If the cyst arises from an atresic follicle the epithelium could be ..."

7. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"... the theca interim of the atresic follicle or thec-a lutein cells of the corpus luteum, and recommends that ovarian extracts be prepared so as to include ..."

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