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te·tral·o·gy

 (tĕ-trăl′ə-jē, -trŏl′-)
n. pl. te·tral·o·gies
1. A series of four related dramatic, operatic, or literary works.
2. Medicine A complex of four symptoms.

[Greek tetralogiā : tetra-, tetra- + -logos, word, saying; see -logy.]

tetralogy

(tɛˈtrælədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a series of four related works, as in drama or opera
2. (Theatre) (in ancient Greece) a group of four dramas, the first three tragic and the last satiric
3. (Pathology) pathol a group of four symptoms present in one disorder, esp Fallot's tetralogy
[C17: from Greek tetralogia; see tetra-, -logy]

te•tral•o•gy

(tɛˈtræl ə dʒi, -ˈtrɑ lə-)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a series of four related dramas, operas, novels, etc.
2. a group of four dramas, three tragedies and one satyr play, performed consecutively at the festival of Dionysus in ancient Athens.
[1650–60; < Greek tetralogía]

tetralogy

Greek Drama, a series of four dramas, three of them tragedies and one a satyr-play; hence, any series of four related works, literary, dramatic, operatic, etc.
See also: Drama
a series of four related works. — tetralogist, n. — tetralogical, adj.
See also: Literature
any series of four related works, literary, dramatic, operatic, etc.
See also: Music
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Noun1.tetralogy - a series of four related works (plays or operas or novels)
serial, series - a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
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te·tral·o·gy

n. tetralogía, término aplicado a una combinación de cuatro factores o elementos.
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It was during a foetal echocardiography conducted on the petitioner on May 25, that it was first suspected that the foetus suffered from Tetrology of Fallot, a combination of four impairments in the heart.
More complex cardiac lesions such as Tetrology of Fallot, endocardial cushion defects, double outlet right ventricle, and total anomalous pulmonary venous return are observed uncommonly.
Objective: This study evaluates the effect of preserving pulmonary valve in total correction repair for Tetrology of Fallot in terms of early clinical outcomes.
Type of congenital heart Disease: In the present study there are 24% patients of cyanotic type of which tetrology of fallot Is most commonest followed by TGA with 6% and 76% constituted acyanotic group of which ventricular septal defect was the most common (8) followed by Atrial Septal Defect with 16% and then PDA with 10%, which is comparable to the study by Kasturi L.
David suffered from a condition called Fallot's Tetrology which meant he couldn't walk because his heart problems led to shortness of breath.
Tetrology of Fallot, he opined, may also present as an Acyanotic heart lesion in some patients.
These include Tetrology of Fallot (TOF) with Absent Pulmonary Valve Syndrome (APVS), Truncus Arteriosus (TA), Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect (PA-VSD), Transposition of Great Arteries, Ventricular Septal Defect with Pulmonary Stenosis, (d-TGA-VSD-PS) and Aortic Stenosis (AS).
Lian, of Church Street, Langley Park, County Durham, was diagnosed with Fallot's Tetrology, a congenital defect which left a hole in her heart when she was just a young girl.
Wiles gives an informative account of the inspiration behind the films in the fifth section of her book, noting how Nerval's poetry inspired Rivette's unfinished tetrology, Les Filles du feu.
Low-dose sequential combined-spinal epidural anesthesia for cesarean section in patient with uncorrected tetrology of Fallot.
1%) were the most common acynotic congenital heart diseases, whereas Fallot's tetrology (12.
A few of her favorite books from childhood listed on her website include: Susan Cooper's The Dark Is Rising series, Nancy Springer's Book of Isle Tetrology (including The Sable Moon), and the Lloyd Alexander books.