Congenital absence of one or more ribs; usually associated with absent transverse process or processes. [a- priv. + G. pleura, rib]

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apleu·ria (a-ploorґe-ə) [a-1 + pleur- + -ia] absence of ribs.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • apleuria — s. f. Ausência das pleuras …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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