Definition: 'Persistent Atrioventricular Canal'
persistent atrioventricular canalType: Term
1. a condition that is caused when the atrial and ventricular septa fail to meet, as in normal development, resulting in a low atrial and a high ventricular septal defect or a common atrioventricular canal.
Synonyms: endocardial cushion defect
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