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Medical Term:

Blalock-Taussig operation

Pronunciation: blā′lok taw′sig

Definition: an operation for congenital malformations of the heart, in which an abnormally small volume of blood passes through the pulmonary circuit; blood from the systemic circulation is directed to the lungs by anastomosing the right or left subclavian artery to the right or left pulmonary artery.

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