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Results for valvula foraminis ovalis

Definitions of valvula foraminis ovalis:

A fold projecting into the left auricle from the margin of the foramen ovale in the fetus; when, with beginning inspiration, the blood pressure within the left auricle ( atrium) increases, the valve closes and its edges become adherent to the margin of the foramen ovale, occluding it.

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