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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

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