tetralogy


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tetralogy

1. a series of four related works, as in drama or opera
2. (in ancient Greece) a group of four dramas, the first three tragic and the last satiric
3. Pathol a group of four symptoms present in one disorder, esp Fallot's tetralogy
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3) The obligation of the appellate court to apply the tipsy coachman doc trine seems to be somewhat demanding under the Butler tetralogy.
All parts of the tetralogy are set in 1989, the year in which the Soviet bloc collapsed and the Russians pulled out of Cuba, along with their subsidies, precipitating the island's economic collapse.
Children who have Tetralogy of Fallot may have "tet spells," which have the following features: rapid, deep breathing; fainting or loss of consciousness; cyanosis of the lips, tongue and nail beds; irritability or uncontrolled crying.
Over the next few weeks Rebecca's blue spells got even worse and tests showed she had Tetralogy of Fallots.
The nine chapters also explain recent advances in biomarker risk factors, exercise testing, and surviving Tetralogy of Fallot repair for several decades.
There were seven abnormal cases including one isolated ventricular septal defect, one atrioventricular septal defect, three truncus arteriosus with ventricular septal defects, and one case of tetralogy of Fallot.
Leaving the city streets for the playhouse, chapter 3, "Shakespeare's London: The Scene of London in the Second Tetralogy and Henry VIII," zooms through the first and second tetralogies before arriving at Henry VIII.
Sarah, from Cardiff, explained that Tia was born with a heart murmur and was soon diagnosed with a Fallot's tetralogy, which means she had four problems within her heart.
Analyzing mortality in patients of all ages showed a much greater drop in mortality due to tetralogy of Fallot (50%) and transposition of the great vessels (71%) than when the analysis included adults only, suggesting that most of the improvement in survival for people with these defects occurred among children, Dr.
Tetralogy of Fallot is one of the most common heart defects in children.
As part of the "Egypt Tourism Promotion Year in Japan 2009" program, the festival will screen Youssef Chahine's autobiographical "Alexandria" Tetralogy.