Definition of hole in the heart in English:

hole in the heart

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noun

Medicine
  • A congenital defect in the heart septum, resulting in inadequate circulation of oxygenated blood (a cause of blue baby syndrome): [as modifier]: a hole in the heart operation
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    • They diagnosed her with Ventricular Septal Defect - a hole in the heart's wall - a type of heart malfunction present at birth.
    • The boy's mother said he had been treated for a hole in the heart and a leaky heart valve.
    • In 1960 only one in five babies born with a complex heart defect, such as a hole in the heart, survived beyond childhood.

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