aortic murmur

n.

An obstructive or regurgitant murmur produced at the aortic orifice.

Nearby words

  1. aortic atresia,
  2. aortic body,
  3. aortic bulb,
  4. aortic foramen,
  5. aortic insufficiency,
  6. aortic notch,
  7. aortic ostium,
  8. aortic plexus,
  9. aortic septal defect,
  10. aortic sinus


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