septostomy

noun
sep·​tos·​to·​my | \ sep-ˈtäs-tə-mē How to pronounce septostomy (audio) \
plural septostomies

Medical Definition of septostomy

: the surgical creation of an opening through the interatrial septum

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“Septostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/septostomy. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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