TITLE

aorta

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "aorta" is presented. Aorta refers the main trunk of the arterial system of the body. Aorta has four divisions which include ascending aorta, aortic arch, thoracic aorta and abdominal aorta. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21219619

 

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