aortotomy

[ ā′ôr-tŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision into the aorta.

Nearby words

  1. aortopathy,
  2. aortoplasty,
  3. aortorenal bypass,
  4. aortorrhaphy,
  5. aortosclerosis,
  6. aosta,
  7. aotearoa,
  8. aoudad,
  9. aouita,
  10. ap


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