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1. ascending

adjective. ['əˈsɛndɪŋ'] moving or going or growing upward.

Synonyms

  • up
  • acclivitous
  • ascendent
  • highflying
  • uphill
  • rising
  • ascensive
  • scandent
  • upward
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • down
  • fall
  • deflate
  • stand still

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Words that Rhyme with Ascending Aorta

  • laporta
  • alcorta
  • puerto
  • porta
  • horta
  • dorta

Example sentences of the word ascending-aorta


1. Noun Phrase
Using the ascending aorta, the blood is now ready to exit the heart and circulate through the body.

2. ascending

noun. ['əˈsɛndɪŋ'] the act of changing location in an upward direction.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • mount
  • levitation
  • ascension
  • motion
  • soar
  • zoom
  • climb
  • ascent
  • rise
  • move
  • heaving

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • natural depression
  • hop out

3. aorta

noun. ['eɪˈɔrtə'] the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries.

Synonyms

  • descending aorta
  • abdominal aorta
  • aortic arch
  • ascending aorta
  • thoracic aorta
  • arterial blood vessel
  • arteria

Etymology

  • ἀορτή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἀορτέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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