aortic insufficiency


noun Pathology.

abnormal closure of the aortic valve resulting in regurgitation of blood to the left ventricle.

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Also called aortic incompetence.
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Medical definitions for aortic insufficiency

aortic insufficiency

n.

aortic regurgitation
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