great vessel


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great vessel

one of the large arteries and veins entering and leaving the heart. They include the aorta, the pulmonary arteries and veins, and the superior and inferior vena cava.

great vessel

One of the large blood vessels entering and leaving the heart.
See also: vessel
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A champagne bottle smashed against its flank - and the great vessel embarked on its maiden voyage with 25W stereo speakers and 50W sub.
Abigail was just 12 days old when she had heart surgery for truncus arteriosus, a condition which occurs when the single great vessel from the heart fails to separate completely, leaving a connection between the aorta and pulmonary artery.
EVERYONE'S fascinated with the Titanic and you can here the story about the sinking of this great vessel from the Quartermaster's point of view this Saturday at the Merseyside Maritime Museum, at 1.
The devastation caused to this great vessel by fire will shock many people around the world.
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But the blade used for incision in open laparoscopy has also been known to cause great vessel injury.
In an animal study conducted at Stanford University, Department of Radiology, PH-50 was investigated for coronary, cardiac, great vessel and renal arterial CT (computed tomography) angiography in normal adult New Zealand white rabbits following bolus or slow intravenous infusion.
Coronary artery fistulas (CAF) are rare congenital or acquired malformations in which a direct vascular connection from a coronary artery to a cardiac chamber or a great vessel exists.
Visitors also will glimpse a typical day aboard the great vessel by strolling through the Veranda Cafe, one of the dining areas on the ship.
It was quite an emotional feeling running around the great vessel after watching the race for so many years on the television, but then my thoughts turned to my next mental checkpoint, Tower Bridge at 12 miles.
Guests will also experience a typical day aboard the great vessel by strolling through the Veranda Cafe.