Friday 15 October 2004
Definition: Atresia is a condition in which a body orifice or passage in the body is abnormally closed or absent.
extrahepatic biliary tract atresia
- duodenal atresia
- jejunal atresia
- ileal atresia
- pulmonary atresia
- tricuspid atresia
NB: For ovarian follicle atresia, atresia refers to the degeneration and subsequent resorption of one or more immature ovarian follicles.