ventriculoatrial

adjective
ven·​tric·​u·​lo·​atri·​al | \ ven-ˌtrik-yə-lō-ˈā-trē-əl How to pronounce ventriculoatrial (audio) \

Medical Definition of ventriculoatrial

1 : of, relating to, or being an artificial shunt between a ventricle of the brain and an atrium of the heart especially to drain cerebrospinal fluid (as in hydrocephalus)
2 : of, relating to, or being conduction from the ventricle to the atrium of the heart

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“Ventriculoatrial.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ventriculoatrial. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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