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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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aorta

The largest artery, arising from the left ventricle of the heart.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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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Translations
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aorta
aorta

aorta

[eɪˈɔːtə] N (aortas, aortae (pl)) [eɪˈɔːtiː]aorta f
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aorta

[eɪˈɔːrtə] naorte f
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aorta

nAorta f
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aorta

[eɪˈɔːtə] naorta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

aorta

n aorta
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Also the Root and the Ascending part of the Aorta were enlarged in diameter up to 5.2cm (normal 2.8-3cm).
The CP Stent is used for transcatheter stent therapy for treatment of coarctation of the aorta (CoA), a narrowing of the aorta.
His CT findings suggested grossly dilated aortic root and ascending aorta, LV hypertrophy, severe postductal coarctation of aorta, multiple mediastinal posterior chest wall, and paravertebral and intercostal collaterals on either side bypassing coarctation with collaterals channels [Figure 1A].
Atherosclerosis that invades the aorta, the body's main blood vessel, weakens the artery walls, leaving it prone to rupture.
Although the results of manual segmentation are the most accurate, automatic aorta segmentation still has practical advantages over the manual segmentation approach.
A magnetic resonance angiography revealed circumferential narrowing of the descending thoracic aorta and suprarenal abdominal aorta.
In 2015, a doctor asked her family to raise Sh25,000 to have the aorta catheterised as she awaits the major surgery.
The Zenith system is inserted via a catheter through the femoral artery in the groin and is carefully guided to the location in the aorta where the tear begins.
The section that runs from the heart through the chest is called the thoracic aorta.
In 1999, the first covered stent was used to treat coexistent CoA and aneurysm of the aorta in a young man13.
A thorough analysis of all factors thought to be responsible for apparent increased aorta uptake is challenging clinically and beyond the scope of this publication.
Paul did not work Langell up for a dissecting aorta despite the symptoms being consistent therewith, according to plaintiff's counsel.