Medical Dictionary

aortopulmonary

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

Medical Definition of aortopulmonary

  1. :  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 Lancet, 21 Oct. 2000


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