noun. ['eɪˈɔrtə'] the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries.
- descending aorta
- abdominal aorta
- aortic arch
- ascending aorta
- thoracic aorta
- arterial blood vessel
- ἀορτή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- ἀορτέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Aorta
How do you pronounce aorta?
Pronounce aorta as eɪˈɔrtə.
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Sentences with aorta
1. Noun, singular or mass
Sometimes a person will also notice the aorta pulsating in the area around the navel.