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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:left-to-right shunt
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Accession:MP:0031129 term browser browse the term
Definition:a left-to-right shunt allows the oxygenated, pulmonary venous blood to return directly to the lungs rather than being pumped to the body thereby reducing the cardiac output by the amount of the shunted volume; as a result, tissue oxygen delivery is reduced
Synonyms:exact_synonym: L-R shunt;   left-to-right shunting

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  mammalian phenotype 0
    cardiovascular system phenotype 0
      abnormal cardiovascular system physiology 0
        abnormal blood circulation 0
          cardiovascular shunt 0
            left-to-right shunt 0
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