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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)







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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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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