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aorticopulmonary

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

medical Definition of aorticopulmonary

: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 Medicine3 Feb. 2000

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