What is another word for Scimitar Syndrome?

Pronunciation: [sˈɪmɪtə sˈɪndɹə͡ʊm] (IPA)

Scimitar Syndrome is a rare congenital heart defect characterized by the anomalous drainage of the right lung into the inferior vena cava. It is named after the curved sword, Scimitar that the anomalous vein resembles. Alternate names for Scimitar Syndrome include Pulmonary Venolobar Syndrome, Hypogenetic Lung Syndrome, Pulmonary Sequestration, and Veno-Atrial Fistula. The term Scimitar Syndrome is the most commonly used term, however, other synonyms may be used depending on the context. Medical professionals may use these alternate terms when discussing the condition with patients and their families or when conducting research on the subject.

Synonyms for Scimitar syndrome:

What are the hypernyms for Scimitar syndrome?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    congenital heart defect, cardiovascular anomaly, congenital heart malformation, pulmonary vein anomaly.

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