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Princeton's WordNet

  1. descending aorta(noun)

    the descending part of the aorta that branches into the thoracic and abdominal aortae


  1. Descending aorta

    The descending aorta is part of the aorta, the largest artery in the body. The descending aorta is the part of the aorta beginning at the aortic arch that runs down through the chest and abdomen. The descending aorta is divided into two portions, the thoracic and abdominal, in correspondence with the two great cavities of the trunk in which it is situated. Within the abdomen, the descending aorta branches into the two common iliac arteries which serve the pelvis and eventually legs.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of descending aorta in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of descending aorta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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