* * *ascending aorta n the part of the aorta from its origin to the beginning of the arch
* * *pars ascendens aortae.
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Ascending aorta — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = pars ascendens aortae, aorta ascendens GraySubject = 142 Caption = Plan of the branches. Caption2 = The arch of the aorta, and its branches. BranchFrom = BranchTo = aortic arch, right coronary artery, left… … Wikipedia
ascending aorta — noun the ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricle • Hypernyms: ↑aorta * * * noun : the part of the aorta from its origin to the beginning of the arch … Useful english dictionary
Orthopedic Association; American Orthopsychiatric Association; American Osteopathic Association; ascending aorta — age of acquisition … Medical dictionary
Aorta — The largest artery in the body, the aorta arises from the left ventricle of the heart, goes up (ascends) a little ways, bends over (arches), then goes down (descends) through the chest and through the abdomen to where ends by dividing into two… … Medical dictionary
Aorta, ascending — The ascending aorta is the first section of the aorta, the largest artery in the body. The ascending aorta starts from the left ventricle of the heart and extends to the arch (the bend) of the aorta. The right and left coronary arteries that… … Medical dictionary
aorta — aortic, aortal, adj. /ay awr teuh/, n., pl. aortas, aortae / tee/. Anat. the main trunk of the arterial system, conveying blood from the left ventricle of the heart to all of the body except the lungs. See illus. under heart. [1570 80; < ML < Gk… … Universalium
Aorta, descending — The descending aorta is the part of the aorta, the largest artery in the body, that runs down through the chest and the abdomen. The descending aorta starts after the arch of the aorta and ends by splitting into two great arteries (the common… … Medical dictionary
Aorta — The aorta (pronounced IPA|/e(ɪ)ˈo(ʊ)ɹ.tə/) is the largest artery in the human body, originating from the left ventricle of the heart and bringing oxygenated blood to all parts of the body in the systemic circulation. [cite book last = Maton first … Wikipedia
Aorta, thoracic — The thoracic aorta is a section of the aorta, the largest artery in the body, within the chest. Specifically, the thoracic aorta is that part of the aorta that starts after the arch of the aorta and runs down to the diaphragm, the great muscle… … Medical dictionary
Aorta, abdominal — The abdominal aorta is the final section of the aorta, the largest artery in the body. It is a continuation of the thoracic aorta. It begins at the diaphragm, and runs down to the point where it ends (by splitting in two to form the common iliac… … Medical dictionary