right-to-left shunt n.
The passage of blood from the right side of the heart into the left, as through a septal defect.
The passage of blood from the pulmonary artery into the aorta, as through a patent ductus arteriosus.
[rahyt-tuh-lahyf] /ˈraɪt təˈlaɪf/ adjective 1. pertaining to or advocating laws making abortion, especially abortion-on-demand, illegal; antiabortion: right-to-life advocates.
[rahyt-tuh-wurk] /ˈraɪt təˈwɜrk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the right of workers to gain or keep employment whether or not they belong to a labor union.
- Right-to-work law
noun 1. a state law making it illegal to refuse employment to a person for the sole reason that he or she is not a union member.
- Right-to-work laws
noun 1. a state law making it illegal to refuse employment to a person for the sole reason that he or she is not a union member. right-to-work laws definition Laws that make it illegal to require workers to join labor unions as a condition of employment. Right-to-work laws are opposed to the union shop.