pseudocoarctation

noun

pseu·​do·​co·​arc·​ta·​tion -(ˌ)kō-ˌärk-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce pseudocoarctation (audio)
: a congenital abnormality of the aorta that resembles aortic coarctation in radiography but does not significantly block the flow of blood

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“Pseudocoarctation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudocoarctation. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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