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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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Anatomically, median arcuate ligament is a musculofibrous structure uniting both diaphragmatic crura from the front at the aortic hiatus level (2).
The patient presented with free air in the retroperitoneal space, which communicated superiorly with the posterior mediastinum via the diaphragmatic aortic hiatus and inferiorly to the right iliac fossa at the level, above the right inguinal ligament.
At T 12, the IVC continues its way up to the chest as Azygos vein, passing through the aortic hiatus of the diaphragm.