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conus arteriosus

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A conical extension of the right ventricle in the heart of mammals, from which the pulmonary artery originates.
  • n. An extension of the ventricle in the heart of amphibians and certain fish.

Etymologies

New Latin cōnus artēriōsus : Latin cōnus, cone + Medieval Latin artēriōsus, arterial.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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