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n.1.(Zool.) The thorax of an insect. See Trunk, n., 5.
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Median nerve separates into two main truncus at the distal end of the transverse carpal ligament.
In the second procedure, more complicated but a successful one, a septuagenarian was suffering from truncus arteriosus, the leading cardiac catheterization consultant said.
Malignant processes may give rise to shoulder pain due to infiltration of the lower truncus of the brachial plexus (4).
Etiology Pathophysiology Atherosclerosis Angina Pectoris Acute Ischemia and Myocardial Infarction Chronic Chronic Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Sudden Cardiac Death Valvular and Endocardial Diseases Mitral Valve Disorders Aortic Valve Disorders Rheumatic Heart Disease Endocarditis Pericardial Diseases Pericardial Effusion Pericarditis Myocardial Diseases Myocarditis Cardiomyopathy Congenital Heart Diseases Atrial Septal Defect Ventral Septal Defect Pulmonary Stenosis Aortic Stenosis Coarctation of the Aorta Patent Ductus Arteriosus Truncus Arteriosus
Natasha Halkett's four-monthold daughter Layla died in July 2012 as a result of truncus arteriosus type II, a congenital heart defect which occurs in fewer than one in every 10,000 births.
The external border of the embolus is very heavy sclerotized and corresponds to the truncus of embolus (Fig.
Aortopulmonary window is caused by the failure to fuse of the two opposing conotruncal ridges that are responsible for separating the truncus arteriosus into the aorta and pulmonary artery.
iacet ingens litore truncus, auulsumque umeris caput et sine nomine corpus.
Millie was born with truncus arteriosus, an uncommon condition that creates a large hole between the two pumping chambers of the heart.
Congenital heart diseases leading to cyanosis include transposition of the great arteries, Fallot tetralogy, total anomalous pulmonary venous return, tricuspid atresia, pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, truncus arteriosus, single ventricle, double outlet right ventricle and atrial isomerisms.