Definition of Tetralogy of fallot

1. Noun. A congenital heart defect producing cyanosis; characterized by four symptoms: pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect and malposition of the aorta over both ventricles and hypertrophy of the right ventricle.


Medical Definition of Tetralogy of fallot

1. A congenital heart anomaly which consists of pulmonary stenosis, ventricular septal defect, dextroposition of the aorta (aorta is on the right side instead of the left) and hypertrophy of the right ventricle. This condition results in a blue baby at birth due to inadequate oxygenation. Surgical correction is emergent. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetralogy Of Fallot

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Literary usage of Tetralogy of fallot

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1. Disability Evaluation Under Social Security edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"... complete AV canal defects; transposition of the great arteries; tetralogy of Fallot; and pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum. ..."

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