intra-aortic

adjective

in·​tra-aor·​tic -ā-ˈȯrt-ik How to pronounce intra-aortic (audio)
1
: situated or occurring within the aorta
2
: of, relating to, or used in intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation
an intra-aortic balloon pump

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“Intra-aortic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intra-aortic. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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