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aorta
A. arch of aorta
B. abdominal aorta

a·or·ta

 (ā-ôr′tə)
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.

aorta

(eɪˈɔːtə)
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

a•or•ta

(eɪˈɔr tə)

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.

a·or·ta

(ā-ôr′tə)
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.

aorta

The largest artery, arising from the left ventricle of the heart.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aorta - the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteriesaorta - 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

aorta

[eɪˈɔːrtə] naorte f

aorta

nAorta f

aorta

[eɪˈɔːtə] naorta

a·or·ta

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.

aorta

n aorta
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11] If the right side longitudinal anastomosis of the CIA's stops between the 6th and 7th CIA, along with obliteration of the right side dorsal aorta, proximal to the 7th CIA, then the ARSCA originating from the left side aorta, distal to the LSCA, and the RVA originating from the RCCA will be formed (Figure 5).
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These pathways derive from the embryologic segments of the dorsal aorta.
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