Synonyms

1. stenosis

noun. abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway.

Synonyms

  • mitral stenosis
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • laryngostenosis
  • pulmonary stenosis
  • pyloric stenosis
  • rhinostenosis
  • aortic stenosis
  • stricture
  • ureterostenosis
  • pathology

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2. aortic

adjective. ['eɪˈɔrtɪk'] of or relating to the aorta.

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • aorta (English)
  • ἀορτή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word aortic-stenosis


1. Noun Phrase
In aortic stenosis, the aorta is narrowed to the point that blood flows back into the heart.

2. Noun Phrase
Two common heart problems seen in boxers are subvalvular aortic stenosis, which is an obstruction of blood flow through the heart, and cardiomyopathy, a weakening of the heart muscle.

3. Noun Phrase
The two most common heart health issues boxers suffer from are aortic stenosis and boxer cardiomyopathy.

4. Noun Phrase
When a rottweiler is born with excessive tissue below the aortic valve in his heart, the partial blockage is known as subaortic stenosis.

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