adjective. ['θɔˈræsɪk'] of or relating to the chest or thorax.
- θωρακικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- θώραξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Thoracic Aorta
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))
Sentences with thoracic-aorta
1. Noun Phrase
Dissection or rupture of the aorta in the chest -- called the thoracic aorta -- can cause burning chest and upper back pain.