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ventriculoatriostomy

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noun ven·tric·u·lo·atri·os·to·my \ -ˌā-trē-ˈäs-tə-mē \

medical Definition of ventriculoatriostomy

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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