atresia

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(ă-trē′zhă)

[¹an- + Gr. trēsis, a perforation + -ia]
Congenital absence or closure of a normal body opening or tubular structure.
atresicatretic (ă-trē′zik) (ă-trē′sik) (ă-tret′ik), adj.

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