aortic insufficiency

noun Pathology.

abnormal closure of the aortic valve resulting in regurgitation of blood to the left ventricle.
Also called aortic incompetence. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for aortic insufficiency

aortic insufficiency


aortic regurgitation
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