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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.
a·or′tal, a·or′tic adj.
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n, pl -tas or -tae (-tiː)
(Anatomy) the main vessel in the arterial network, which conveys oxygen-rich blood from the heart to all parts of the body except the lungs
[C16: from New Latin, from Greek aortē, literally: something lifted, from aeirein to raise]
aˈortic, aˈortal adj
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n., pl. -tas, -tae (-tē).
the main artery of the mammalian circulatory system, conveying blood from the left ventricle of the heart to all the other arteries except the pulmonary artery.
[1570–80; < Medieval Latin < Greek aortḗ literally, something hung, carried; akin to aeírein to lift, carry]
a•or′tic, a•or′tal, adj.
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The main artery of the circulatory system in mammals. It carries blood with high levels of oxygen from the left ventricle of the heart to all the arteries of the body except those of the lungs.
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The largest artery, arising from the left ventricle of the heart.
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|Noun||1.||aorta - the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries|
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
ascending aorta - the ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricle
aortic arch - the part of the aorta that arches and turns downward
descending aorta - the descending part of the aorta that branches into the thoracic and abdominal aortae
abdominal aorta - a branch of the descending aorta
thoracic aorta - a branch of the descending aorta; divides into the iliac arteries
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aorta[eɪˈɔːtə] N (aortas, aortae (pl)) [eɪˈɔːtiː] → aorta f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
aorta[eɪˈɔːrtə] n → aorte f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Aorta f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
aorta[eɪˈɔːtə] n → aorta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. aorta, arteria mayor que se origina en el ventrículo izquierdo del corazón;
ascending ___ → ___ ascendiente;
arch of the ___ → cayado de la ___;
coarctation of the ___ → coartación o compresión de la ___;
descending ___ → ___ descendiente, descendente.
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