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arch of the aorta


arch of the aorta

noun

Definition of ARCH OF THE AORTA

:  the curved transverse part of the aorta that connects the ascending aorta with the descending aorta—called also aortic arch

Illustration of ARCH OF THE AORTA

March 02, 2015
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