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truncus

 [trung´kus] (L.)
truncus arterio´sus an artery connected with the fetal heart, developing into the aortic and pulmonary arches.
truncus brachiocepha´licus a vessel arising from the aortic arch and giving origin to the right common carotid and right subclavian arteries. Called also innominate artery (see anatomic Table of Arteries in the Appendices).
truncus celi´acus celiac trunk.
truncus encepha´licus brainstem.
truncus pulmona´lis pulmonary trunk.

trunk

(trŭnk), [TA]
1. The body (trunk or torso), excluding the head and extremities.
2. A primary nerve, vessel, or collection of tissue before its division.
3. A large collecting lymphatic vessel.
Synonym(s): truncus [TA]
[L. truncus]

truncus

/trun·cus/ (-kus) pl. trun´ci   [L.] trunk.
truncus arterio´sus  an arterial trunk, especially the artery connected with the embryonic heart, which gives off the aortic arches and develops into the aortic and pulmonary arteries.

truncus

[trung′kəs]
Etymology: L, trunk
the main stem of an anatomical part from which branches may arise, such as the sympathetic nerve chain or jugular lymph trunk.

trunk

(trŭngk) [TA]
1. The body (trunk or torso), excluding the head and extremities.
2. A primary nerve, vessel, or collection of tissue before its division.
3. A large collecting lymphatic vessel.
Synonym(s): truncus [TA] .
[L. truncus]

truncus

pl. trunci [L.] trunk; individual trunci are listed as trunks in Table 9 (arteries) and Table 14 (nerves).

truncus arteriosus
an artery connected with the fetal heart, developing into the aortic and pulmonary arches. The trunk may persist into extrauterine life. The single arterial trunk from the heart supplies blood to both aortic and pulmonary circuits.
truncus brachiocephalicus
a vessel arising from the arch of the aorta and giving origin to one or both of the common carotid and one or both right subclavian arteries.
truncus celiacus
celiac trunk.
truncus pulmonalis
pulmonary trunk.
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Editorial: Classification of truncus arteriosus communis (TAC).
The cardiovascular defects included tetralogy of fallot (K)F), interrupted aortic arch (IAA), Truncus Arteriosis (TA), ventricular septal defect (VSD), right aortic arch (RAA), overriding aorta, transposition of great arteries (TGA), coarctation of aorta (COA) and aortic valve stenosis.
Doctors later discovered that she was suffering from a complication TRUNCUS A rare heart at birth.
As a baby, Evie developed a rare heart condition - truncus arteriosus with interrupted aortic arch.
Little Daniel was born with the rare heart condition truncus arteriosus, a congenital defect where the aortic valve fails to separate properly from the pulmonary artery.
The most common types of CVMs include atrial or ventricular septal defects, transposition of the great vessels, persistent truncus arteriosus, teratology of Fallot, and coarctations.
It is disappointing to find no mention of biologically important associations, such as the linkage of truncus arteriosus to the DiGeorge syndrome and to chromosome 22P deletion.
The frequency of cardiac rotation was greatest in fetuses with truncus arteriosus, Ebstein's anomaly, pulmonic stenosis, coarctation of the aorta, and tetralogy of Fallot.
Mrs Plackett said that a surgeon, whose name she could not remember, told her initially that there was nothing that could be done for her daughter, who had a condition known as truncus arteriosis.
SG pulmonary cardiac patch has FDA 510(k) clearance for the repair or reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT), which is a surgery commonly performed in children with congenital heart defects, such as Tetralogy of Fallot, Truncus Arteriosus, and Pulmonary Atresia.
It is the result of incomplete separation of the aortopulmonary trunk, even though the differentiation of the semilunar valves is completed; the presence of the semilunar valves is necessary to differentiate diagnosis from persistent truncus arteriosus (6).
PRESSURE David was born with truncus arteriosus, which means his two main arteries didn't separate.