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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.aortal - of or relating to the aortaaortal - of or relating to the aorta    
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One of these patients had a bilateral popliteal artery embolism and the other had a descending aortal thrombus.
The two-part project included aortal imaging of 190 psoriasis patients using fludeoxyglucose F 18 PET/ CT scan, which showed a strong relationship between duration of psoriasis and the degree of vascular inflammation.
: The subject of the 2nd individual contract is the supply of special medical material for interventional angiology with regard to endovascular treatment of stentgraph aortal aneurysms, A fixation system and accessories thereto in accordance with the detailed specification set out in the call for proposals for the 2nd individual contract.
"The doctor went on to say they were unsure of what had caused the arrest but that the working diagnosis was that Mark had an aortal tear.
Vogl, "Urgent thoracic aortal dissection and aneurysm: treatment with stent-graft implantation in an angiographic suite," European Radiology, vol.
[2], 1963 Autopsy 50 Guillan and Zelman [3], 1970 Autopsy NA Aortal. [4], 1971 Prostatectomy 76 Gardner and Spitz [5], 1971 Autopsy 20 Block et al.
Natural diaphragm orifices (aortal, esophageal, inferior vena cava) provide communication between abdominal and thoracic cavities.
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Mean cross-sectional areas of aorta were calculated by measuring at least 50 areas for each aortal sample.