How to use Ductus in a sentence

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  • To the left of this is the fissure for the ductus venosus, and to the left of this again, the left lobe, in which a broad shallow groove for the oesophagus may usually be seen.

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  • The round ligament and the remains of the ductus venosus are hidden in the depths of their fissures.

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  • In the vast majority of winged insects the terminal part of the genital system (vagina and ductus ejaculatorius) is unpaired and ectodermal.

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  • The Spigelian lobe is represented by a flat surface between the postal fissure and the posterior border, not distinctly marked off from the left lateral by a fissure of the ductus venosus, as this vessel is buried deep in the hepatic substance, but the caudate lobe is distinct and tongue-shaped, its free apex reaching nearly to the border of the right lateral lobe.

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  • Increased risk of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants with patent ductus arteriosus treated with indomethacin.

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  • The gall-bladder, appropriately designated as "the bitter," was regarded as a part of the liver, and the cystic duct (compared, apparently, to a "penis") to which it is joined, as well as the hepatic duct (pictured as an "outlet") and the ductus choleductus (described as a "yoke"), all had their special designations.

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  • B, anterior portion more highly magnified (from Marshall and Hurst, after Sommer); cs, cirrus sac; d, ductus ejaculatorius; f, female aperture; o, ovary; od, oviduct; p, penis; s, shell-gland; t, anterior testis; u, uterus; va, vp, vasa deferentia; us, vesicula seminalis; y, yolk-gland; yd, its duct.

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  • Patent ductus arteriosus-A congenital defect in which the temporary blood vessel connecting the left pulmonary artery to the aorta in the fetus doesn't close after birth.

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  • In the fetus, blood from the heart to the lungs is delivered into the aorta through a short blood vessel called the ductus arteriosis.

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  • The goal of treatment in children is to reopen the ductus arteriosus and restore blood flow to the descending aorta.

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  • Ductus arteriosus refers to an open passageway-or temporary blood vessel (ductus)-that carries blood from the heart via the pulmonary artery to the aorta before birth.

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  • The ductus should close spontaneously in the first few hours after birth.

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  • Patent ductus arteriosus is common in premature babies, but rare in full-term babies.

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  • The right ventricle pumps blood into the pulmonary artery and blood reaches the aorta through a patent ductus arteriosus (see description in the previous section).

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  • In hypoplastic left heart syndrome, the baby seems normal at birth, but as the ductus closes, blood cannot reach the aorta and circulation fails.

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  • Patent ductus arteriosus-quick tiring, slow growth, susceptibility to pneumonia, and rapid breathing.

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  • If the ductus is small, there are no symptoms.

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  • When the ductus does not close at birth, it causes a type of congenital heart disease called patent ductus arteriosus.

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  • Patent ductus arteriosus is a condition in which the duct that channels blood between two main arteries does not close after the baby is born.

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  • Various types of congenital heart disease, including ventricular septal defect (VSD), atrial septic defect (ASD), or PDA (patent ductus arteriosus), may be present.

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  • Transposition of the great arteries may be treated by the use of medications called prostaglandins which keep the ductus arteriousus open.

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  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a heart defect that occurs in infants when the ductus arteriosus (the temporary fetal blood vessel that connects the aorta and the pulmonary artery) does not close at birth.

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  • The ductus arteriosus is a temporary fetal blood vessel that connects the aorta and the pulmonary artery before birth.

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  • The ductus arteriosus should be present and open before birth while the fetus is developing in the uterus.

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  • Since oxygen and nutrients are received from the placenta and the umbilical cord instead of the lungs, the ductus arteriosus acts as a "short cut" that allows blood to bypass the deflated lungs and go straight out to the body.

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  • After birth, when the lungs are needed to add oxygen to the blood, the ductus arteriosus normally closes.

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  • The closure of the ductus arteriosus ensures that blood goes to the lungs to pick up oxygen before going out to the body.

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  • Closure of the ductus arteriosus usually occurs at birth as levels of certain chemicals, called prostagladins, change, and the lungs fill with air.

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  • If the ductus arteriosus closes correctly, the blood pumped from the heart goes to the lungs, back into the heart, and then out to the body through the aorta.

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  • In some infants, the ductus arteriosus remains open (or patent), and the resulting heart defect is known as patent ductus arteriosus.

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  • In either case, there are specific gene changes or mutations which lead to a defect in the elastic tissue forming the walls of the ductus arteriosus.

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  • The combined factors lead to isolated defects in the elastic tissue forming the walls of the ductus arteriosus.

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  • Device closure of PDA is a medical procedure in which a device such as a coil, very small rings of wire, or an occluder, a tiny wire mesh patch, is placed over the PDA causing the blood to clot and thus closing the open ductus.

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  • Individuals can survive with a small opening remaining in the ductus arteriosus.

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  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a heart problem fairly common in premature babies.

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  • A large artery in the heart called the ductus arteriosus may not develop properly.

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