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conal growth hypothesis


Definition: the thesis that explains transposition of the great arteries of the heart by failure of the aorticopulmonary septum to pursue a spiral course during partitioning of the bulbus cordis and truncus arteriosus during formation of the aorta and pulmonary trunk.

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