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aortic insufficiency

noun, Pathology
abnormal closure of the aortic valve resulting in regurgitation of blood to the left ventricle.
Also called aortic incompetence. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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aortic insufficiency n.
Valvular insufficiency involving the aortic valve.

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