ventriculoatriostomy

noun

ven·​tric·​u·​lo·​atri·​os·​to·​my -ˌā-trē-ˈäs-tə-mē How to pronounce ventriculoatriostomy (audio)
plural ventriculoatriostomies
: surgical establishment of a shunt to drain cerebrospinal fluid (as in hydrocephalus) from a ventricle of the brain to the right atrium

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“Ventriculoatriostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ventriculoatriostomy. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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