patent ductus arteriosus

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1605
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A definition of the medical term "patent ductus arteriosus" is presented. The term refers to the persistence, after birth, of a communication between the main pulmonary artery and the aorta in infants. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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