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DESCENDING AORTA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does descending aorta mean? 

DESCENDING AORTA (noun)
  The noun DESCENDING AORTA has 1 sense:

1. the descending part of the aorta that branches into the thoracic and abdominal aortae

  Familiarity information: DESCENDING AORTA used as a noun is very rare.


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DESCENDING AORTA (noun)


Sense 1descending aorta [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The descending part of the aorta that branches into the thoracic and abdominal aortae

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("descending aorta" is a kind of...):

aorta (the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries)


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