Aorta - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eɪˈɔːrtə|  American pronunciation of the word aorta
Brit.  |eɪˈɔːtə|  British pronunciation of the word aorta

noun

- the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries

Examples

the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart

Word forms

noun
singular: aorta
plural: aortas
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