Complete Definition of "aorta"

English
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Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/eɪˈɔːtə/
italbrac|US IPA|/eɪˈɔːrtə/

Noun
en-noun|pl=aortas or aortae

  1. anatomy 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. (figurative) 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. 1

Translations
great artery

Croatian: t-|hr|aorta|f
Czech: t-|cs|srdečnice|f
Finnish: t+|fi|aortta
French: t+|fr|aorte|f
Greek: αορτή (aortí) f
mid
Polish: t+|pl|aorta|f
Russian: аорта (aórta) f
Swedish: t+|sv|aorta|c

Derived terms
aortal
aortic

See also
circulatory system


Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|f

  1. #English|aorta

Swedish
Noun
aorta

#aorta#English|Aorta

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