patent ductus arteriosus


pa·​tent ductus arteriosus ˈpāt-ᵊnt- How to pronounce patent ductus arteriosus (audio)
: an abnormal condition in which the ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth

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“Patent ductus arteriosus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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