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eɪˈɔr təaor·ta

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aorta(noun)

    the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries

Wiktionary

  1. aorta(Noun)

    The great artery which carries the blood from the heart to all parts of the body except the lungs; the main trunk of the arterial system.

  2. aorta(Noun)

    The liveliest part of something.

    Tracing their battles, I had many occasions to walk along Second Avenue, the aorta of the Lower East Side, exploring places that were once as vibrant and tumultuous as Midtown Manhattan.

  3. Origin: From ἀορτή, from ἀορτέω, lengthened form of ἀείρω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aorta(noun)

    the great artery which carries the blood from the heart to all parts of the body except the lungs; the main trunk of the arterial system

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to lift, heave.]

Freebase

  1. Aorta

    The aorta is the largest artery in the human body, originating from the left ventricle of the heart and extending down to the abdomen, where it bifurcates into two smaller arteries. The aorta distributes oxygenated blood to all parts of the body through the systemic circulation.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aorta

    ā-or′ta, n. the great arterial trunk which, rising from the left ventricle of the heart, sends its branches ramifying through the whole body—in man subdivided into the arch, the thoracic aorta, and the abdominal aorta.—adjs. Aor′tal, Aor′tic. [Gr. aortēaeir-ein, to raise up.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aorta

    The main trunk of the systemic arteries.

How to pronounce aorta?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aorta in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aorta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of aorta in a Sentence

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    You and I arent here if my aorta ruptures, because Im nowhere.

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