Medical Dictionary

truncus arteriosus

play
noun truncus ar·te·ri·o·sus \-är-ˌtir-ē-ˈō-səs\

Medical Definition of truncus arteriosus

  1. :  the part of the embryonic arterial system which develops into the ascending aorta and the pulmonary trunk


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up truncus arteriosus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

an extremely thin woman

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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