thoracic aorta

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Noun1.thoracic aorta - a branch of the descending aortathoracic aorta - a branch of the descending aorta; divides into the iliac arteries
aorta - the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
chest, pectus, thorax - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
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In the thorax, it obliquely crossed behind the thoracic part of aorta, from left to right side opposite the 7th thoracic vertebral body.

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