truncus arteriosis

truncus arteriosis

[¦trəŋ·kəs är‚tir·ē′ō·səs]
(embryology)
The embryonic arterial trunk between the bulbous arteriosis and the ventral aorta in anamniotes and early stages of amniotes.
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Doctors were shocked when scans revealed the heart condition truncus arteriosis.
Mrs Plackett said that a surgeon, whose name she could not remember, told her initially that there was nothing that could be done for her daughter, who had a condition known as truncus arteriosis.