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coarctation of aorta a congenital heart defect consisting of localized deformity of the tunica media of the aorta, causing narrowing (usually severe) of the lumen of the vessel .
reversed coarctation pulseless disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A constriction, stricture, or stenosis.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A narrowing or constricting, especially of the aorta or of a blood vessel.
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coarctationA stricture or point of contraction. See Aortic coarctation.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A constriction, stricture, or stenosis, particularly of the aorta.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
coarctationA constriction or narrowing, especially of a blood vessel.
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