Definition of Septal defect
1. Noun. A congenital abnormality in the septum between the left and right sides of the heart.
Specialized synonyms: Atrial Septal Defect, Ventricular Septal Defect
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Literary usage of Septal defect
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1. Assessing the Human Health Risks of Trichloroethylene: Key Scientific Issues by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"... and intraventricular septal defect (at 1400 mg/kg/day and greater). Thus, trichloroacetic acid appears to be more potent than dichloroacetic acid in ..."
2. Gulf War And Health by Carolyn Fulco, Institute of Medicine (2005)
"In the case of CO, the risk of ventricular septal defect was increased (ORs per quartile of exposure 1.62-2.95). In the case of Û3, the risk of aortic ..."
3. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"Malignant endocarditis of margins of septal defect, left pulmonary cusp, and fibrous ring, considered by author secondary to septal defect and sinus ..."
4. An Assessment Of Potential Health Effects From Exposure To Pave Paws Low by Brer, National Research Council (U.S.) (2005)
"... and stillbirths in l999 were atrial septal defect (95 cases), ventricular septal defect (7l cases), cleft lip with and without cleft palate (69 cases), ..."
5. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"Ventricular septal defect—Hole in the wall between the two main (lower) pumping chambers of the heart, often compromising heart efficiency. ..."