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.
Thirty infants were diagnosed with cardiac lesions with increased pulmonary blood flow (i.e., transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect, 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. But she was thrilled when Dr Dhasmana said later that he would operate.