a failure of the foramen ovale of the heart to close.
acleistocardia a·cleis·to·car·di·a (ə-klī’stō-kär’dē-ə)
An opening in the oval foramen of the heart.
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- Aclinic line
an imaginary line on the surface of the earth, close and approximately parallel to the equator, connecting all those points over which a magnetic needle shows no inclination from the horizontal. Historical Examples aclinic line, the magnetic equator, along which the needle always remains horizontal. The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood noun another […]
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American Council of Learned Societies. Alternate Concentration Limits advanced cardiology life support American Council of Learned Societies