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narrowing of the outflow tract of the right ventricle below the pulmonic valve; may be due to a localized fibrous diaphragm just below the valve or, more commonly, to a long narrow fibromuscular channel.
Synonym(s): Dittrich stenosis
Dittrich,Franz, German pathologist, 1815-1859.
Dittrich plugs - minute, dirty-grayish, foul-smelling masses of bacteria and fatty acid crystals in the sputum in pulmonary gangrene and fetid bronchitis. Synonym(s): Traube plugs
Dittrich stenosis - narrowing of the outflow tract of the right ventricle below the pulmonic valve. Synonym(s): infundibular stenosis
pertaining to any of the body's infundibula. See also infundibulum.
see epidermal cyst.
tooth necrosis, commencing in the tooth infundibulum, common in old horses.
the central part of the posterior pituitary gland; called also pars nervosa.
the diverticulum off the third ventricle that occupies the infundibulum of the hypophysis.
the stalk of the hypophysis; with the pars tuberalis comprises the hypophyseal base.
narrowing of the pulmonary artery just below the pulmonic valves; the stenosis is produced by a ring of connective tissue around the outflow tract of the right ventricle.