Medical Dictionary


noun aor·ta \ā-ˈrt-ə\
plural aor·tas or aor·tae \-ē\

Medical Definition of AORTA

:  the large arterial trunk that carries blood from the heart to be distributed by branch arteries through the body

Illustration of AORTA

May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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