Definitions for "Gastroschisis"
Birth defect involving an opening in the abdominal wall, through which the abdominal organs bulge out. This birth defect requires surgery to be repaired.
developmental abnormality, which occurs as an abdominal wall defect associated with evisceration of the intestine. (More? GIT Abnormalities)
refers to a defect (hole) in the abdominal wall of the fetus or newborn, through which intestines or other abdominal organs can protrude. In gastroschisis, the hole is to the (patient's) left of the belly button.