aortic hiatus

noun

Medical Definition of aortic hiatus

: an opening in the diaphragm through which the aorta passes

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“Aortic hiatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aortic%20hiatus. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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