aortic stenosis

noun

: narrowing of the orifice of the aortic valve (as from calcium deposition or congenital heart defect) that is marked especially by fainting, chest pain, fatigue, shortness of breath, and heart palpitations

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“Aortic stenosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aortic%20stenosis. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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