Medical Dictionary

aorticopulmonary

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adjective aor·tico·pul·mo·nary \ā-ˌȯrt-ə-kō-ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē, -ˈpəl-\

Medical Definition of aorticopulmonary

  1. :  aortopulmonary <Hemoptysis may occur, as a result of pulmonary infarction or rupture of dilated pulmonary arteries, arterioles, or aorticopulmonary collateral vessels.—M. Elizabeth Brickner et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 3 Feb. 2000>


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