persistent truncus arteriosus

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per·sis·tent trun·cus ar·te·ri·o·'sus

a congenital cardiovascular anomaly resulting from failure of development of the spiral aorticopulmonary septum and consisting of a common arterial trunk opening out of both ventricles, the pulmonary arteries being given off from the ascending common trunk.
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per·sis·tent trun·cus ar·te·ri·o·sus

(pĕr-sis'tĕnt trungk'ŭs ahr-tē'rē-ōsŭs)
A congenital cardiovascular anomaly resulting from failure of development of the spiral septum and consisting of a common arterial trunk opening out of both ventricles, the pulmonary arteries being given off from the ascending common trunk.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012