Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a septum or septa.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the septum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a septum or septa, as of a coral or a shell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or belonging to a sept or clan.
  • Of or pertaining to septa; having the character of a septum; septiform; partitioning, or forming a partition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a septum

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Examples

  • There's a heart condition that is treated through a technique called septal ablation - as part of this operation, surgeons must induce a planned heart attack.

    News

  • This tissue overgrowth can be treated with a technique called septal ablation - pioneered by Michael Fifer, MD, of MGH Cardiology - that destroys the excess tissue, a scenario that mimics the damage that happens to heart muscle when its blood supply is cut off.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • This tissue overgrowth can be treated with a technique called septal ablation that destroys the excess tissue, a scenario that mimics the damage that happens to heart muscle when its blood supply is cut off.

    dailyindia.com News Feed

  • The study, led by Dr Hasan Jilaihawi (Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK), also singled out postprocedural anatomical factors affecting the left ventricular outflow tract, such as septal hypertrophy and the

    theHeart.org

  • J. William Gaynor, MD: The most important features are that there's a ventricular septal defect, or a hole between the two pumping chambers of the heart and blockage of blood flow getting out to the lungs.

    Tetralogy of Fallot — What is Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)?

  • If the child has a septal defect, the surgeon will sew it closed or place a patch over it.

    Ebstein’s Anomaly of the Tricuspid Valve

  • Children with this heart defect almost always also have a large ventricular septal defect (VSD), or a hole in the wall between the two lower, pumping chambers of the heart.

    Interruption of the Aortic Arch

  • (VSD) - one or more holes in the muscular wall that separates the right and left ventricles of the heart; for more detailed information, please see the ventricular septal defect page in the Index of Medical Conditions.

    Alagille Syndrome Glossary

  • A group of congenital heart defects, including a ventricular septal defect, obstruction to blood flow out of the right ventricle to the lungs, and an aorta that is shifted to the right.

    Cardiac terms and definitions

  • He or she will tie off the ductus arteriosus and close the ventricular septal defect by stitching a patch into the muscle of the heart.

    Interruption of the Aortic Arch

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