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aortopulmonary

adjective aor·to·pul·mo·nary \ ˌā-ˌȯrt-ō-ˌpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē, -ˌpəl- \

medical Definition of aortopulmonary

: of, relating to, or joining the aorta and the pulmonary artery
  • Our patient was a 12-year-old boy with pulmonary atresia and a ventricular septal defect who had had a central aortopulmonary shunt at the age of 11 days …
  • —Philipp Bonhoeffer et al.The Lancet21 Oct. 2000

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