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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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Adj.1.aortic - of or relating to the aortaaortic - of or relating to the aorta    
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Translations

aortic

[eɪˈɔːtɪk] ADJaórtico
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a·or·tic

a. aórtico-a, rel. a la aorta;
___ murmursoplo, ruido ___;
___ stenosisestenosis o estrechamiento ___.
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aortic

adj aórtico
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In the present study, we have determined the effects of hSOD1 overexpression in transgenic mice on several physiological variables [arterial pressure (AP), heart rate (HR), baroreflex sensitivity (BRS), and aortic depressor nerve function] compared to controls.
These mice were used for AP, HR, baroreflex bradycardia and tachycardia, and aortic depressor nerve (ADN) recordings.
They demonstrate that global overexpression of SOD1 preserves normal blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) but enhances aortic depressor nerve function in mice.