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ATRIAL VENTRICULAR CANAL DEFECT

A defect caused by deficient or absent septal tissue immediately above and adown the usual level of the atrioventricular valves, including the region normally busy by the A-V septum in hearts with two ventricles. The A-V valves are emergency to a varying degree.
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