Developmental Pathophysiology, Develop. Physiol., Dr. D. Penney






Table 4.10. Definitions.

Insufficiency - valvular leakage during some part of the cardiac cycle.

Stenosis/Coarctation - impediment to blood flow; vessel narrowing. Stenosis is usually narrowing at a single point (short), while coarctation is usually narrowing over a length of vessel (longer)




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