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aorta

a·or·ta

aorta

 
pronunciation:
eI or t
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part of speech: noun
inflections: aortae, aortas
definition: the main artery carrying blood from the left side of the heart to the arteries of all the rest of the body except the lungs.
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derivations: aortal (adj.), aortic (adj.)
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