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Q: What is the ductus arteriosis called in adults?
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What was the ligamentum arteriosum called in the fetal heart?

In the fetal heart it was called ductus arteriosis.

What structure is used to connect the aorta and the pulmonary artery in fetal circulation?

Ductus arteriosus

What is the function of the ductus arteriosis in unborn animals?

The function of the ductus arteriosus in unborn animals is to sent through the pulmonary artery to the aorta via the ductus arteriosus.

Why does the ductus arteriosis close off after birth?

oxygen causes it. lungs start to function.

What are Patent ductus arteriosis signs and sympoms?

What are the signs and symptoms of patent ductus arrteriosis? Fast breathing or shortness of breath. Poor feeding and poor weight gain.

What infants could be injured by mechanical ventilation?

Newborns with patent ductus arteriosis, a handicap affecting the pulmonary artery, are more likely to suffer pulmonary hemorrhage from mechanical ventilation.

What do each of the 3 fetal bypasses actually bypass?

The Ductus arteriosis allows the oxygenated blood to bypass the non-functioning lungs by going straight from the right ventricle to the aortic arch, instead of going through the pulmonary artery. The Ductus Venosus allows half of the blood from the umbilical vein to be shunted to the inferior vena cava to bypass the babies liver. And the Foramen ovale lets blood go straight from the right atrium to the left atrium, the Ductus Arteriosis is a back up for when blood gets left behind. The foramen ovale closes over at birth to form the fossa ovalis.

What is the degenerative accumulation of lipids in the arteries called?

atherosclerosis or, arteriosis

The tube that leaves the scrotal sac and enters the abdominal cavity is called what?

Ductus deferens

What safety precautions should be taken when administering oxygen to infants?

Special care must be given when administering oxygen to premature infants because of the danger of high oxygen levels causing retinopathy of prematurity, or contributing to the construction of ductus arteriosis.

What is the function of the Ductus Deferens?

It propels sperm into the urethra during ejaculation. "Ductus Deferens" is also called as "Vas Deferens"

What is the connection between the pulmonary artery and the aorta called?

ductus arteriosus