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truncus

 [trung´kus] (L.)
truncus arterio´sus an artery connected with the fetal heart, developing into the aortic and pulmonary arches.
truncus brachiocepha´licus a vessel arising from the aortic arch and giving origin to the right common carotid and right subclavian arteries. Called also innominate artery (see anatomic Table of Arteries in the Appendices).
truncus celi´acus celiac trunk.
truncus encepha´licus brainstem.
truncus pulmona´lis pulmonary trunk.

trunk

(trŭnk), [TA]
1. The body (trunk or torso), excluding the head and extremities.
2. A primary nerve, vessel, or collection of tissue before its division.
3. A large collecting lymphatic vessel.
Synonym(s): truncus [TA]
[L. truncus]

truncus

/trun·cus/ (-kus) pl. trun´ci   [L.] trunk.
truncus arterio´sus  an arterial trunk, especially the artery connected with the embryonic heart, which gives off the aortic arches and develops into the aortic and pulmonary arteries.

truncus

[trung′kəs]
Etymology: L, trunk
the main stem of an anatomical part from which branches may arise, such as the sympathetic nerve chain or jugular lymph trunk.

trunk

(trŭngk) [TA]
1. The body (trunk or torso), excluding the head and extremities.
2. A primary nerve, vessel, or collection of tissue before its division.
3. A large collecting lymphatic vessel.
Synonym(s): truncus [TA] .
[L. truncus]

truncus

pl. trunci [L.] trunk; individual trunci are listed as trunks in Table 9 (arteries) and Table 14 (nerves).

truncus arteriosus
an artery connected with the fetal heart, developing into the aortic and pulmonary arches. The trunk may persist into extrauterine life. The single arterial trunk from the heart supplies blood to both aortic and pulmonary circuits.
truncus brachiocephalicus
a vessel arising from the arch of the aorta and giving origin to one or both of the common carotid and one or both right subclavian arteries.
truncus celiacus
celiac trunk.
truncus pulmonalis
pulmonary trunk.
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Kay, "Persistent truncus arteriosus in a cat," Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol.
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Walls of the distal part of the embolus are heavily sclerotized and correspond to the embolar truncus.
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He was diagnosed with a condition called Truncus Arteriosus as a baby, which means he has two major blood vessels to his lungs and body fused together but no main heart artery.
A ventricular septal defect, diagnosed in an umbrella cockatoo and in a Moluccan cockatoo, was associated with persistent truncus arteriosus in the first case and with aortic hypoplasia in the second.
CryoPatch SG is indicated for the repair or reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT), which is a surgery commonly performed in children with congenital heart defects, such as Tetralogy of Fallot, Truncus Arteriosus, and Pulmonary Atresia.
CryoPatch is indicated for the repair or reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT), a surgery commonly performed in children with congenital heart defects, such as Tetralogy of Fallot, Truncus Arteriosus, and Pulmonary Atresia.
Problems in SHF development can also compromise the septation process resulting in a single outflow vessel-a condition known as persistent truncus arteriosus.