Meaning of “aorta” in the English Dictionary

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"aorta" in British English

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aortanoun [ C ]

uk /eɪˈɔː.tə/ us /eɪˈɔːr.t̬ə/

the main artery (= thick tube carrying blood from the heart) that takes blood to the other parts of the body

aortic
adjective uk /eɪˈɔː.tɪk/ us /eɪˈɔːr.t̬ɪk/

the aortic valve

(Definition of “aorta” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aorta" in American English

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aortanoun [ C ]

/eɪˈɔr·t̬ə/

biology the main artery (= large tube carrying blood from the heart) which takes blood to the other parts of the body

(Definition of “aorta” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)