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Ductus arteriosus

Introduction: Ductus arteriosus

Description of Ductus arteriosus

Ductus arteriosus: a blood vessel in a fetus that bypasses pulmonary circulation by connecting the pulmonary artery directly to the ascending aorta; normally closes at birth.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Ductus arteriosus: A fetal blood vessel connecting the pulmonary artery with the descending aorta.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Ductus arteriosus: A fetal blood vessel connecting the pulmonary artery with the descending aorta.
Source: MeSH 2007

Ductus arteriosus: Related Topics

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More specific terms for Ductus arteriosus:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Ductus arteriosus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Ductus arteriosus

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Ductus arteriosus

The following list attempts to classify Ductus arteriosus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • blood vessel
  • vas,vessel
  • tube,tube-shaped structure
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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