ligamentum arteriosum


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

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“Ligamentum arteriosum.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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