arteria lusoria


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arteria

 [ahr-te´re-ah] (pl. arte´riae) (L.)
artery. See also anatomic Table of Arteries in the Appendices.
arteria luso´ria an abnormally situated vessel behind the esophagus, usually the subclavian artery from the aortic arch; it may cause symptoms by compression of the esophagus, the trachea, or a nerve.

ar·te·ri·a lu·so·'ri·a

an aberrant right subclavian artery arising from the descending aorta; it passes posterior to the esophagus, often producing dysphagia.

ar·te·ri·a lu·so·ri·a

(ahr-tēr'ē-ă lū-sōr'ē-ă)
An aberrant right subclavian artery arising from the descending aorta; it passes posterior to the esophagus, often producing dysphagia.

arteria

pl. arteriae [L.] artery.

arteria lusoria
an abnormally situated vessel dorsal to the esophagus derived from the aortic arch which may cause compression of the esophagus or trachea.