Ventricular septum
The wall between the two lower chambers (the right and left ventricles) of the heart.

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  • Septum, cardiac — The cardiac septum is the dividing wall between the right and left sides of the heart. That portion of the septum that separates the two upper chambers (the right and left atria) of the heart is termed the atrial (or interatrial) septum while the …   Medical dictionary

  • Septum, heart — The septum of the heart is the dividing wall between the right and left sides of the heart. That portion of the septum that separates the two upper chambers (the right and left atria) of the heart is termed the atrial (or interatrial) septum… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Septum, interventricular — The wall separating the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart. A hole in the interventricular septum is termed a ventricular septal defect (VSD) …   Medical dictionary

  • Ventricular septal defect (VSD) — A hole in the septum (the wall) between the lower chambers of the heart (the ventricles). Ventricular Septal Defect is the most common type of heart malformation (congenital heart disease). At least 1 baby in every 500 is born with a VSD. A VSD… …   Medical dictionary

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