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 (ə-trē′zhə, -zhē-ə)
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.


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


(əˈtri ʒə, -ʒi ə)

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.
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


n. atresia, cierre congénito anormal de una abertura o conducto del cuerpo.
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3%) patient was given the MRCP finding of biliary atresia which is non-visualisation of intrahepatic or extrahepatic biliary channels with a small or atretic gall bladder.
Evan needed the op after he was diagnosed with biliary atresia - a condition in which infants don't have normal openings in their liver bile ducts - at eight weeks old.
He took ill at three-months-old and after tests in Wexford General, Crumlin and Kings College Hospital he was diagnosed with biliary atresia - a disease of the liver where one or more bile ducts are blocked, absent or too narrow.
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PDPV is rarely an isolated incident associated with Situs inversus or heterotaxia or with associated cardiac anomalies, asplenia or poly splenia, biliary atresia, duodenal atresia, malrotation.
In this case report, we present a patient with secondary HOA associated with biliary atresia and chronic liver disease.
Jeric Trestre, the man counting coins on the floor in the viral photograph, is dad to 11-month-old Zhianna Erza, fondly called Esang, who suffers from biliary atresia.
Biliary atresia is a condition where the bile ducts outside and inside the liver are scarred and blocked.
I do " Hannah, of Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire, was born with biliary atresia, a liver condition which can be fatal.
Background/Aims: Biliary atresia (BA) is the main cause of neonatal cholestasis and the primary reason for infant liver transplants worldwide.