right thoracic duct n.
See right lymphatic duct.
noun 1. the right of a woman to have a legal abortion if she chooses to do so.
[rahyt-tuh-dahy] /ˈraɪt təˈdaɪ/ adjective 1. asserting or advocating the right to refuse extraordinary medical measures to prolong one’s life when one is terminally ill or irreversibly comatose: right-to-die laws. right-to-die adj. Advocating or expressing, as in a living will, a person’s right to refuse extraordinary life-sustaining measures intended to prolong life artificially when the person […]
[rahyt-tuh-noh] /ˈraɪt təˈnoʊ/ adjective 1. of or relating to laws or policies that make certain government or company data and records available to any individual who has a right or need to know their contents.
- Right-to-left shunt
right-to-left shunt n. The passage of blood from the right side of the heart into the left, as through a septal defect. The passage of blood from the pulmonary artery into the aorta, as through a patent ductus arteriosus.