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Pronunciation: tho'ra-ko-se-los'ki-sis

Definition: A congenital fissure of the trunk involving both the thoracic and abdominal cavities.

Synonym(s): thoracogastroschisis

[thoraco- + G. koilia, belly, + schisis, fissure]

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