aortic atresia n.
the congenital absence of the normal valvular orifice into the aorta.
- Aortic bulb
aortic bulb aortic bulb n. the dilated first part of the aorta containing the aortic semilunar valves and the aortic sinuses.
- Aortic body
aortic body aortic body n. one of the small bilateral structures, attached to a small branch of the aorta near its arch, and containing chemoreceptors that respond primarily to decreases in blood oxygen concentration.
- Aortic foramen
aortic foramen aortic foramen n. the opening in the diaphragm through which the aorta and thoracic duct p-ss.
- Aortic insufficiency
abnormal closure of the aortic valve resulting in regurgitation of blood to the left ventricle. historical examples in aortic insufficiency the situation is somewhat different. arteriosclerosis and hypertension: louis marshall warfield low diastolic pressure is frequently pathognomonic of aortic insufficiency. arteriosclerosis and hypertension: louis marshall warfield it is characteristic of all cases of aortic insufficiency […]
- Aortic murmur
aortic murmur aortic murmur n. an obstructive or regurgitant murmur produced at the aortic orifice.