aorta meaning

[ ei'ɔ:tə ] Pronunciation:   "aorta" in a sentence
  • Noun: aorta (aortae,aortas)  ey'ortu
    1. The large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries

    Derived forms: aortae, aortas

    See also: aortic

    Type of: arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery

    Encyclopedia: Aorta Aorta, abdominal Aorta, thoracic

  • [Medicine]
    The main trunk of the systemic arteries. n pl -tas or -tae : the large arterial trunk that carries blood from the heart to be distributed by branch arteries through the body


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