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left-to-right shunt  
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
right-to-left shunt 

Exact Synonyms: L-R shunt ;   left-to-right shunting
Definition Sources: PMID:18299514

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