Dextrocardia is a congenital defect in which the heart is situated on the right side of the body. There are two main types of dextrocardia: dextrocardia of embryonic arrest (also known as isolated dextrocardia) and dextrocardia situs inversus. Dextrocardia situs inversus is further divided. ==Dextr...
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[n] - abnormal condition where the heart is located toward the right side of the chest
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a rare genetic condition in which the heart is located on the right side of the body, instead of the left
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Dextrocardia: The heart is reversed and is in the right side of the chest rather than in its normal location on the left. This is a true anatomic reversal. With dextrocardia, for example, the apex (tip) of the heart points to the right rather than (as is normal) to the left. Dextrocardia occurs in a...
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The location of the heart in the right hemithorax, either secondary to a disease process or congenital mirror-image reversal. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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noun abnormal condition where the heart is located toward the right side of the chest
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(dek″stro-kahr´de-ә) location of the heart in the right side of the thorax, the apex pointing to the right. mirror-image dextrocardia location of the heart in the right side of the chest, the atria being transposed and the right ventricle lying anteriorly and to the l...
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A congenital abnormality in which the heart is positioned on the right hand side, rather than the left. The abnormality can occur during fetal development, or it can occur after birth as a result of illness or surgery. In most cases of dextrocardia, additional heart abnormalities are present.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: deks′trō-kar′dē-ă Definitions: 1. Displacement of the heart to the right, either as dextroposition, with simple displacement to the right, or as cardiac heterotaxia, with complete transposition of the right and left chambers, resulting in a heart ...
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1) Abnormal condition 2) Abnormalcy 3) Abnormality
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