aortic atresia

n.

The congenital absence of the normal valvular orifice into the aorta.

Nearby words

  1. aoristic,
  2. aorta,
  3. aortalgia,
  4. aortic arch,
  5. aortic arch syndrome,
  6. aortic body,
  7. aortic bulb,
  8. aortic foramen,
  9. aortic insufficiency,
  10. aortic murmur


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