Definition of Ascending aorta

1. Noun. The ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricle.

Generic synonyms: Aorta



Medical Definition of Ascending aorta

1. The part of the aorta prior to the aortic arch from which arise the coronary arteries. Synonym: aorta ascendens, ascending part of aorta, pars ascendens aortae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Ascending aorta

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"THE ascending aorta. The ascending aorta is about two inches in length. It commences at the upper part of the left ventricle, on a level with the lower ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"ANEURISM OF THE ascending aorta, PERFORATING THE CHEST-WALL, AND FORMING AN ENORMOUS EXTERNAL PULSATING TUMOR IN THE RIGHT PECTORAL REGION; TREATMENT BY ..."

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