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A. arch of aorta
B. abdominal aorta


n. pl. a·or·tas or a·or·tae (-tē)
The main trunk of the systemic arteries, carrying blood from the left side of the heart to the arteries of all limbs and organs except the lungs.

[New Latin, from Greek āortē, from āeirein, to lift; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

a·or′tal, a·or′tic adj.
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Adj.1.aortic - of or relating to the aortaaortic - of or relating to the aorta    


[eɪˈɔːtɪk] ADJaórtico


a. aórtico-a, rel. a la aorta;
___ murmursoplo, ruido ___;
___ stenosisestenosis o estrechamiento ___.


adj aórtico
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