aortic regurgitation

noun

: leakage of blood from the aorta back into the left ventricle during diastole because of failure of an aortic valve to close properly

called also aortic incompetence, aortic insufficiency

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“Aortic regurgitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aortic%20regurgitation. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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