pulmonary atresia

n.

The congenital absence of the normal valvular orifice into the pulmonary artery.

Nearby words

  1. pulmon-,
  2. pulmonary,
  3. pulmonary adenomatosis,
  4. pulmonary alveolar proteinosis,
  5. pulmonary artery,
  6. pulmonary capillary wedge pressure,
  7. pulmonary circulation,
  8. pulmonary dysmaturity syndrome,
  9. pulmonary edema,
  10. pulmonary embolism


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