tetralogy of Fallot

tetralogy of Fallot
/fa loh"/, Pathol.
a congenital malformation of the heart characterized by an abnormal opening in the septum dividing the ventricles, misplacement of the aorta so that it receives blood from both ventricles instead of only the left ventricle, narrowing of the pulmonary artery, and enlargement of the right ventricle.
[after Étienne Fallot, French physician who named the disease in 1888]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • tetralogy of Fallot — 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 • Syn: ↑Fallot s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetralogy of Fallot — a form of congenital heart disease in which there is pulmonary stenosis, enlargement of the right ventricle, a ventricular septal defect, and in which the origin of the aorta lies over the septal defect. The affected child is blue (cyanosed) and… …   Medical dictionary

  • tetralogy of Fallot — a form of congenital heart disease in which there is pulmonary stenosis, enlargement of the right ventricle, a ventricular septal defect, and in which the origin of the aorta lies over the septal defect. The affected child is blue (cyanosed) and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Fallot tetrad — tetralogy of Fallot …   Medical dictionary

  • Fallot's tetralogy — (.)fal .ōz n TETRALOGY OF FALLOT * * * see tetralogy of Fallot …   Medical dictionary

  • Fallot-Tetralogie — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 Q21.3 Fallot Tetralogie Ventrikelseptumdefekt mit Pulmonalstenose oder atresie, Dextroposition der Aorta und Hypertrophie des rechten Ventrikels …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fallot, tetralogy of — ▪ congenital heart disease also called  Fallot tetrad        combination of congenital heart defects (congenital heart disease) characterized by hypoxic spells (which include difficulty in breathing and alterations in consciousness), a change in… …   Universalium

  • Fallot's syndrome — 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 • Syn: ↑tetralogy of… …   Useful english dictionary


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