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Abdominal Aorta

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Definition of the noun abdominal aorta

What does abdominal aorta mean as a name of something?


  1. a branch of the descending aorta
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic word: aorta = the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
    • part of: abdomen / belly / stomach / venter = the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Heart Diseases (2005)

by M. Gabriel Khan

Carotid Artery Coronary Artery Abdominal Aorta Plaque of atheroma Aneurysm FIGURE 1 Aneurysm. smokers and patients who never smoked by as much as a factor of 14 for smokers. Weakening of arteries may occur because of loss of ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

Abdominal aorta: The celiac artery supplies the stomach, liver, and spleen. The superior mesenteric artery supplies all ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Abdominal Aorta. T'*e abdominal aorta commences below the tendinous arch, between the crura of the diaphragm in the median line, descends with a slight obliquity to the left, and divides at the lower margin of the fourth lumbar vertebra ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

abdominal aorta, the portion of the descending ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

abdominal aorta n that part of the aorta within the abdomen. Smaller arteries branch from it to supply oxygenated blood to abdominal structures, ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Pocket Radiography and Medical Imaging Dictionary (2007)

by Chris Gunn

a swellinginthe abdominal aorta. See also aneurysm. abdominal breathing more than usual use of the ...

Google previewGeorgia Medical and Surgical Encyclopaedia (1860)

Dog, two years old; attempt to ligate abdominal aorta. Eesult — Eupture of aorta ligated, lived only a few hours. Exp. 10 — Spaniel, young; abdominal aorta ligated. Eesult successful ; aorta obliterated, ligature encysted. Exp. 11. — Bitch ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

abdominal aorta (ab-domi-nāl ā-ör'tā) The part of the descending aorta that supplies structures below the diaphragm. SYN abdominal part of aorta, aorta abdominalis, pars abdominalis aOrtac. abdominal assessment ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2004)

by Herman Koren

abdominal aorta — The ...

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