abnormal narrowing of the aorta, especially of its orifice, usually as a result of rheumatic fever or embryologic anomalies.
- aortic notch,
- aortic ostium,
- aortic plexus,
- aortic septal defect,
- aortic sinus,
- aortic valve,
- aortic vestibule,
- aortic window,
- aortic-body tumor,
- aorticopulmonary septal defect
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Pathological narrowing of the orifice of the aortic valve.
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