aortorrhaphy a·or·tor·rha·phy (ā’ôr-tôr’ə-fē)
Suture of the aorta.
aortosclerosis aortosclerosis a·or·to·scle·ro·sis (ā-ôr’tō-sklə-rō’sĭs) n. Arteriosclerosis of the aorta.
aortotomy aortotomy a·or·tot·o·my (ā’ôr-tŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the aorta.
aosb Arctic Ocean Science Board
aos 1. /aws/ (East Coast), /ay-os/ (West Coast) A PDP-10 instruction that took any memory location and added 1 to it. AOS meant “Add One and do not Skip”. Why, you may ask, does the “S” stand for “do not Skip” rather than for “Skip”? Ah, here was a beloved piece of PDP-10 folklore. There […]