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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

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(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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Ram SP, Noor AR and Ariffin WA: A neonate with ectodermal dysplasia ectrodactyly clefting syndrome and ventricular septal defect.
This mechanism was mentioned as leading to a spontaneous closure of the congenital ventricular septal defects in young and middle-aged adults (8); therefore, it can be similar for the acquired post-infarction ventricular septal defect, where the clot was not involved in this closure.
Common cardiac defects in VCFS include ventricular septal defects, tetralogy of fallot and right aortic arch defects (15).
This patient, however, had only a small ventricular septal defect.
Natural history of the ventricular septal defect in tricuspid atresia and its surgical implications.
The most common associated cardiac lesions include ventricular septal defect, PVS and subaortic stenosis (7).
For example, closure of the ventricular septum occurs by 6 weeks post conception, so an exposure that causes a ventricular septal defect (VSD) must occur before 6 weeks.
We report on a 12-year-old boy with a rare form of pulmonary valve atresia with a ventricular septal defect (VSD) and anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery arising from the aortic arch.
An echocardiogram showed an unbalanced complete atrioventricular septal defect with a large inlet ventricular septal defect, hypoplastic left ventricle, double outlet right ventricle and severe infundibular and valvular pulmonary stenosis.
Culver was born with Down syndrome and recently underwent open-heart surgery to correct a ventricular septal defect and mitral valve regurgitation.
Some common congenital heart defects include Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) and Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA).

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