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Foramen Ovale MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Foramen Ovale
Tree Number(s)
A07.541.459.500
Unique ID
D054085
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054085
Scope Note
An opening in the wall between the right and the left upper chambers (HEART ATRIA) of a fetal heart. Oval foramen normally closes soon after birth; when it fails to close the condition is called PATENT OVAL FORAMEN.
Entry Term(s)
Oval Foramen
Public MeSH Note
2008; see HEART SEPTUM 1991-2007
History Note
2008; use HEART SEPTUM 1991-2007
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2009/07/20
Foramen Ovale Preferred
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