aortic stenosis

noun

Medical Definition of aortic stenosis

: 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aortic%20stenosis. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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