arteria lusoria

[ lōō-sôrē-ə ]

n.

An abnormally placed artery or vascular ring causing pressure on the esophagus and producing dysphagia.

Nearby words

  1. artemis,
  2. artemisia,
  3. artemovsk,
  4. arteri-,
  5. arteria,
  6. arterial,
  7. arterial blood,
  8. arterial canal,
  9. arterial capillary,
  10. arterial cone


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