Skip to Content
Medical Term:

aortic vestibule


Definition: the anterosuperior portion of the left ventricle of the heart immediately below the aortic orifice, having fibrous walls and affording room for the segments of the closed aortic valve.

Synonym(s): vestibulum aortaeTA, Sibson aortic vestibule

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.