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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
Translations
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aorta
aorta

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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Tortuous aortas have rarely been described in the literature [4, 5], and we describe a case of a successful transfemoral TAVI being performed through an extremely sigmoid descending aorta using techniques to straighten the vessel.
(1) proposed that the increase in A[T.sub.2]R mRNA for 4 weeks is most likely caused by locally generated ANG II in pressure-overloaded rat aortas, but this hypothesis was not tested.
for the treatment of thoracic aortic dissections, offering physicians increased patient applicability for fragile tapered, dissected aortas. Thoracic aortic dissection is a condition associated with high morbidity and mortality in which the upper segment of the aorta is torn along the innermost layer of the vessel wall.
There are reasons for lack of space in the ascending aorta including very short aortas, anastomoses of multiple saphenous vein grafts, the aortotomy suture lines for aortic valve surgery, or the aortic perfusion or de-airing cannulas [6-10, 27].
Congenital coarctation has been thought to be due to incomplete fusion or overfusion of embryonic dorsal aortas during 4th week of gestation.6-8 Another hypothesis implicates intra-uterine injury or infection, particularly rubella as the risk factor that precipitates aortic hypoplasia.2 Acquired MAS is associated with neurofibromatosis, William's syndrome, Alagille syndrome, fibromuscular dysplasia, retroperitoneal fibrosis (Ormond disease), mucopolysaccharidosis, foetal alcohol syndrome and giant cell arteritides including temporal (cranial) and Takayasu arteritis.1,9
Many studies in human aorta have been successfully detected abnormalities in the aortic wall, both at the thoracic or abdominal aortas.
about when nls aorta had dilated to such an extent that doctors told him that he would need a Bentall graft--the traditional preventive treatment for people with dilated aortas.
The volume of potential endovascular thoracic-aorta repairs "may be even bigger than for abdominal aortas," said Dr.
The vasodilative effect of perillaldehyde was examined in endothelium-free aortas contracted by PG[F.sub.2[alpha]] and NE (Fig.
We extracted DNA from individual abdominal aortas of half the cockerels immediately following the 1-day exposures to 1 ppm and 10 ppm acrolein.
Napoli of the University of California, San Diego, and colleagues found lipid-rich lesions in the aortic arches and abdominal aortas of all children.
"The aortas of our 70-year-old subjects who took garlic were as elastic as the aortas of 55-year-old subjects who didn't take garlic," Boudoulas indicates.