Definitions for aortic

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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. aortic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the aorta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aortic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the aorta

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