TITLE

pulmoaortic

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1815
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pulmoaortic" is presented. It means concerning the lungs and the aorta. It primarily relates to the pulmonary artery and aorta.
ACCESSION #
21242885

 

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