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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.aortic - of or relating to the aortaaortic - of or relating to the aorta    


[eɪˈɔːtɪk] ADJaórtico


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


adj aórtico
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(2) At present, this triad is known as Austrian syndrome, in honor of Robert Austrian, who described eight cases of pneumococcal endocarditis complicated by aortic valve rupture and associated with meningitis.
DYNAFORMER, one of the highest-achieving American stallions on the world stage in recent years, died at his long-term home of Three Chimneys Farm on Saturday, a fortnight after being pensioned from stud duties due to suffering an aortic valve rupture. He was 27.