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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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Aneurysm remodeling continues, as noted by a continued reduction in both aortic sac diameter and volume
The design features of the Powerlink device, including its long main body, and single wire stent cage that provide for column strength, may positively influence the aortic sac remodeling that we found during this study.
Carpenter's presentation, which included results from patients monitored for more than two years following the Powerlink procedure, indicated a low rate of device migration a significant reduction in both aortic sac diameter and volume, and no reported aneurysm ruptures, wire fractures, or Type III or IV endoleaks.