A congenital defect in which the opening between the pulmonary artery and the aorta, allowing blood to pass across during fetal circulation, fails to close after birth is known as

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  • atrial septal defect
  • coarctation of the aorta
  • patent ductus arteriosus
  • tetralogy of Fallot


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patent ductus arteriosus

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