atrioseptostomy

[ā′trē-ō-sĕp-tŏstə-mē]

n.

The surgical establishment of a communication between the atria of the heart.

Nearby words

  1. atrio-,
  2. atriocarotid interval,
  3. atriomegaly,
  4. atrioseptopexy,
  5. atrioseptoplasty,
  6. atrioventricular,
  7. atrioventricular block,
  8. atrioventricular bundle,
  9. atrioventricular canal,
  10. atrioventricular canal cushion


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