Medical Dictionary

aortic

adjective aor·tic \ ā-ˈȯrt-ik \
variants: also aortal play \-ˈȯrt-ᵊl\

medical Definition of aortic

: of, relating to, or affecting an aorta
  • the aortic media
  • an aortic aneurysm

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