septal defect

septal defect
noun
a congenital abnormality in the septum between the left and right sides of the heart
Hypernyms: ↑congenital heart defect

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  • ventricular septal defect — n a congenital defect in the interventricular septum abbr. VSD * * * a congenital cardiac anomaly in which there is persistent patency of the ventricular septum in either the muscular or fibrous (membranous) portions, most often due to failure of …   Medical dictionary

  • Дефект Перегородки (Septal Defect) — отверстие в перегородке, разделяющей правую и левую половины сердца, в результате чего имеется аномальное соединение между двумя половинами сердца. Обычно дефект является врожденным и бывает связан с нарушением развития сердца у плода. Различают… …   Медицинские термины

  • atrial septal defect — (ASD) a congenital defect of the heart in which there is a hole in the partition (septum) separating the two atria (see septal defect). There are two kinds of ASD ostium primum and ostium secundum. Ostium primum defects are rarer but more serious …   Medical dictionary

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