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Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 160, Issue 7, pp 189–191 | Cite as

The stability of the fetal oxygen environment

  • C. S. Breathnach
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Keywords

Patent Ductus Arteriosus Umbilical Artery Fetal Blood Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease Fetal Hypoxia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. S. Breathnach
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  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity CollegeDublin

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