ascending aorta

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ascending aorta

n.
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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Noun1.ascending aorta - the ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricleascending 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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