Definitions for aortal

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•or•ta*eɪˈɔr tə(n.)(pl.)-tas, -tae

  1. the main artery of the mammalian circulatory system, conveying blood from the left ventricle of the heart to all the other arteries except the pulmonary artery.

    Category: Anatomy

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Origin of aorta:

1570–80; < ML < Gk aortḗ lit., something hung, carried; akin to aeírein to lift, carry

a•or′tic(adj.)

a•or′tal(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aortal, aortic(adj)

    of or relating to the aorta

Wiktionary

  1. aortal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the aorta.

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