Eisenmenger's complex


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Eisenmenger's complex

[ī′sənmeng′ərz]
Etymology: Victor Eisenmenger, German physician, 1864-1932; L, complexus, encirclement
a congenital heart disease characterized by a defect of the ventricular septum, a malpositioned aortic root that overrides the interventricular septum, and a dilated pulmonary artery.