situs inversus

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situs in·ver·sus

 (ĭn-vûr′səs)
n.
A congenital condition in which internal organs are transposed through the sagittal plane so that the heart, for example, is on the right side of the body.

[New Latin : Latin situs, location + Latin inversus, past participle of invertere, to invert.]