ligamentum arteriosum

noun

ligamentum ar·​te·​rio·​sum -är-ˌtir-ē-ˈō-səm How to pronounce ligamentum arteriosum (audio)
: a cord of tissue that connects the pulmonary trunk and the aorta and that is the vestige of the ductus arteriosus

Dictionary Entries Near ligamentum arteriosum

Cite this Entry

“Ligamentum arteriosum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ligamentum%20arteriosum. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!