aortic stenosis

[n] - abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
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Aortic stenosis

narrowing of the opening of the aortic valve in the heart, which increases resistance to blood flow from the left ventricle to the aorta; commonly a birth defect or caused by scarring and calcium accumulation in the valve from rheumatic fever
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Aortic stenosis

Our Aortic stenosis Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Aortic stenosis Aortic stenosis: Narrowing (stenosis) of the heart valve between the left ventricle of the heart and the aorta. This narrowing impedes the delivery of blood through the aorta to the body and makes it tough for the heart to carry out this...
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aortic stenosis

Progressive narrowing of the aortic valve resulting in the obstructed passage of blood from the left ventricle into the aorta. Causes for aortic stenosis include rheumatic fever, congenital and idiopathic sclerosis. Chronic stenosis can lead to left ventricular enlargement and congestive heart failure. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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aortic stenosis

noun abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
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aortic stenosis

obstruction to the outflow of blood from the left ventricle into the aorta; in the majority of adult cases the cause is degenerative calcific disease of the aortic valve.
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aortic stenosis

narrowing of the passage between the left lower chamber (ventricle) of the heart and the aorta, the principal artery of the systemic circulation. ... [1 related articles]
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aortic stenosis

Type: Term Definitions: 1. pathologic narrowing of the aortic valve orifice.
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AORTIC STENOSIS

Constriction (abnormal narrowing) of the connection between the left ventricle and the aorta.
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