vascular ring

n.

Anomalous arteries congenitally encircling the trachea and the esophagus that may produce pressure symptoms.

Nearby words

  1. vascular leiomyoma,
  2. vascular nerve,
  3. vascular plant,
  4. vascular polyp,
  5. vascular ray,
  6. vascular spider,
  7. vascular system,
  8. vascular tissue,
  9. vascular zone,
  10. vascularity


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