aortopulmonary

adjective
aor·​to·​pul·​mo·​nary | \ ˌā-ˌȯrt-ō-ˌpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē, -ˌpəl- How to pronounce aortopulmonary (audio) \

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 Lancet, 21 Oct. 2000

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“Aortopulmonary.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aortopulmonary. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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