aortorenal bypass

[ ā-ôr′tō-rēnəl ]

n.

A shunt between the aorta and the distal renal artery to circumvent an obstruction of the renal artery.

Nearby words

  1. aortography,
  2. aortoiliac bypass,
  3. aortoiliac occlusive disease,
  4. aortopathy,
  5. aortoplasty,
  6. aortorrhaphy,
  7. aortosclerosis,
  8. aortotomy,
  9. aosta,
  10. aotearoa


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