foramen ovale

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foramen o·val·e

 (ō-văl′ē, -vā′lē, -vä′-)
An opening in the septum between the right and left atria of the heart, present in the fetus but usually closed soon after birth.

[New Latin forāmen ōvāle : Latin forāmen, opening + Medieval Latin ōvāle, neuter of ōvālis, oval.]

foramen ovale

n foramen m oval; patent — — foramen oval permeable
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