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Descriptor English:   Foramen Ovale 
Descriptor Spanish:   Foramen Oval 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Forame Oval 
Synonyms English:   Foramen, Oval
Oval Foramen  
Tree Number:   A07.541.459.500
Definition English:   An opening in the wall between the right and the left upper chambers (HEART ATRIA) of a fetal heart. Oval foramen normally closes soon after birth; when it fails to close the condition is called PATENT OVAL FORAMEN. 
History Note English:   2008; use HEART SEPTUM 1991-2007 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   52517 
Unique Identifier:   D054085 

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