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a·tre·sia

 (ə-trē′zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
1. The absence or closure of a normal body orifice or tubular passage such as the anus, intestine, or external ear canal.
2. The degeneration and resorption of one or more ovarian follicles before a state of maturity has been reached.

[New Latin atrēsia : Greek a-, not, without; see a-1 + Greek trēsis, perforation, orifice; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

a·tre·sic (-zĭk, -sĭk) adj.
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atresia

(əˈtriːʒɪə; -ʒə)
n
(Pathology) absence of or unnatural narrowing of a body channel
[C19: New Latin, from Greek atrētos not perforated]
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a•tre•sia

(əˈtri ʒə, -ʒi ə)

n.
the absence, or failure to develop, of a normal body opening or duct, as the ear canal.
[1800–10; < Greek a- a-6 + três(is) perforation + -ia -ia]
a•tre′sic (-zɪk, -sɪk) a•tret•ic (əˈtrɛt ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.atresia - an abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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Translations
Atresie

a·tre·si·a

n. atresia, cierre congénito anormal de una abertura o conducto del cuerpo.
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