- developmental anomaly
- 1. a structural abnormality of any type. 2. a defect resulting from imperfect development of the embryo.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Anomaly — A deviation from the usual, something different, peculiar, or abnormal. A congenital anomaly is something that is unusual and different at birth. A minor anomaly in this context is defined as an unusual anatomic feature that is of no serious… … Medical dictionary
Developmental Venous Anomaly — DVA in der Magnetresonanztomographie: T1 mit Kontrastmittel axial … Deutsch Wikipedia
anomaly — n. any deviation from the normal, especially a congenital or developmental defect … The new mediacal dictionary
Congenital anomaly — Something that is unusual or different at birth. A minor anomaly is defined as an unusual anatomic feature that is of no serious medical or cosmetic consequence to the patient. A minor anomaly of the feet might, for example, be curvature of the… … Medical dictionary
Axenfeld anomaly — a developmental anomaly consisting of posterior embryotoxon and iris processes to the Schwalbe ring. Called also arcus juvenilis and posterior embryotoxon. See also anterior chamber cleavage syndrome, under syndrome … Medical dictionary
Rieger anomaly — a developmental anomaly consisting of posterior embryotoxon, hypoplasia of iris stroma, and usually glaucoma. See also anterior chamber cleavage syndrome, under syndrome … Medical dictionary
Congenital vertebral anomaly — Congenital vertebral anomalies are a collection of malformations of the spine in animals. Most are not clinically significant, but they can cause compression of the spinal cord by deforming the vertebral canal or causing instability. This… … Wikipedia
Poland anomaly — A unique pattern of one sided malformations characterized by a defect of the chest (pectoralis) muscle on one side of the body and webbing of the fingers (cutaneous syndactyly) of the ipsilateral hand (the hand on the same side). Often called… … Medical dictionary
Peters anomaly — a developmental defect in structures around the anterior chamber of the eye, characterized by corneal clouding and sometimes adhesions of the iris, lens, and cornea; it is often accompanied by other defects such as dwarfism and mental retardation … Medical dictionary
neurocristopathy — Developmental anomaly arising from maldevelopment of neural crest cells. [neuro + L. crista, crest, + G. pathos, suffering] * * * neu·ro·cris·top·a·thy (noor″o kris topґə the) [neuro + crista + pathy] any disease arising from… … Medical dictionary