ligament of Botallo


ligament of Botallo
ligamentum arteriosum.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Botallo duct foramen ligament — Bo·tal·lo duct, foramen, ligament (bo tahґlo) [Leonardo Botallo, Italian surgeon in Paris, 1530–1600] see ductus arteriosus, foramen ovale cordis, and ligamentum arteriosum …   Medical dictionary

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Botallo, Botallus — Leonardo, Italian physician in Paris, 1530–ca.1587. See B. duct, B. foramen, B. ligament …   Medical dictionary

  • ligamentum arteriosum — ligamentum ar·te·rio·sum är .tir ē ō səm n a cord of tissue that connects the pulmonary trunk and the aorta and that is the vestige of the ductus arteriosus * * * [TA] a short, thick, strong fibromuscular cord extending from the pulmonary artery… …   Medical dictionary

  • ligamentum — SYN: ligament. [L. a band, tie, fr. ligo, to bind] l. acromioclaviculare [TA] SYN: acromioclavicular ligament. l. anococcygeum SYN: anococcygeal ligament. l. anulare [TA] SYN: anular ligament. l. anulare bulbi SYN: trabecular tissue of sclera. l …   Medical dictionary

  • Foramen — A natural opening. Although a foramen is usually through bone, it can be an opening through other types of tissue, as with the foramen ovale. * * * An aperture or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure. SYN: trema (1). [L. an… …   Medical dictionary

  • duct — A tubular structure giving exit to the secretion of a gland or organ, capable of conducting fluid. SEE ALSO: canal. SYN: ductus [TA]. [L. duco, pp. ductus, to lead] aberrant ducts SYN: aberrant ductules, under ductule …   Medical dictionary

  • Botalli-Gang — Botạlli Gang   [nach L. Botallo], Dụctus arteriosus Botạlli, von G. C. Aranzi entdeckter kurzer Verbindungskanal zwischen Lungenarterie und Aorta im Embryonalkreislauf zur Umgehung der noch funktionslosen Lunge; schließt sich normalerweise… …   Universal-Lexikon