ascending aorta(redirected from ascending part of aorta)
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The part of the aorta that extends from its origin in the left ventricle of the heart to the aortic arch.
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|Noun||1.||ascending aorta - the ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricle|
aorta - the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
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