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defect

Crystallog a local deviation from regularity in the crystal lattice of a solid

Defect

In lumber, an irregularity occurring in or on wood that will tend to impair its strength, durability, or utility value.

defect

[′dē‚fekt]
(science and technology)
An irregularity that spoils the appearance or impairs the usefulness or effectiveness of an object or a material by causing weakness or failure.

defect

In wood, a fault that may reduce its durability, usefulness, or strength.

defect

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The aortic valve was thickened and there was a large congenital atrial septal defect of the ostium secundum variety measuring 25 mm.
He further informed about the symptoms of atrial septal defect may not appear until adulthood despite the presence of the defect since birth and when symptoms do occur, they include difficulty in breathing, frequent respiratory infections and shortness of breath.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Echocardiogram reveals large atrial septal defect
Atrial septal defect in patients aged 60 years or older: operative results and long term post-operative follow up.
Partial Atrioventricular septal defect is a congenital malformation of atrioventricular canal with crescent shaped atrial septal defect above the AV valve but no ventricular septal defect below this valve and have two separate right and left AV valves with cleft in left AV valve.
2-D Transthoracic echocardiography showed large secundum atrial septal defect with moderate pulmonary hypertension.
Ectopia cordis is frequently accompanied by congenital heart disorders including ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, pulmonary stenosis, fallot tetralogy, right ventricular diverticle, double outlet right ventricle and more rarely with single ventricle, transposition of the great arteries and atrioventricular septal defect (1, 7, 9, 11).

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