Definición de aorta en inglés:

aorta

Saltos de línea: aorta
Pronunciación: /eɪˈɔːtə
 
/

sustantivo

The main artery of the body, supplying oxygenated blood to the circulatory system. In humans it passes over the heart from the left ventricle and runs down in front of the backbone.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • At this time, the surgeon begins to develop a dissection plane between the aorta and the pulmonary artery.
  • In an embryo, the aorta and the pulmonary artery are initially a single vessel.
  • The pump device works by assisting the function of the left ventricle, improving blood supply to the aorta and so to the rest of the body.

Origen

mid 16th century: from Greek aortē (used in the plural by Hippocrates for the branches of the windpipe, and by Aristotle for the great artery), from aeirein 'raise'.

Derivativos

aortic

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • On the left, between the left ventricle and the aorta, is the aortic valve.
  • On examination, your doctor may feel a pulsating mass in your abdomen which may be tender if an abdominal aortic aneurysm is large.
  • Smoking is the most important risk factor to be modified in patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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Pronunciación: ˌəʊlɪˈadʒɪnəs
adjective
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily