Definition of Aortic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the aorta.

Exact synonyms: Aortal
Partainyms: Aorta, Aorta
Derivative terms: Aorta, Aorta

Definition of Aortic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the aorta.

Definition of Aortic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the aorta. ¹

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Definition of Aortic

1. aorta [adj] - See also: aorta

Medical Definition of Aortic

1. Relating to the aorta or the aortic orifice of the left ventricle of the heart. Synonym: aortal. (05 Mar 2000)

Aortic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aortic

aorta abdominalis
aorta ascendens
aorta descendens
aorta thoracica
aortic (current term)
aortic-pulmonic window
aortic aneurysm
aortic arch
aortic arch syndromes
aortic area
aortic bodies
aortic body tumour
aortic bulb
aortic coarctation
aortic curtain
aortic dissection
aortic dissection: aetiology

Literary usage of Aortic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1895)
"sidered is relative aortic insufficiency, in whose mechanism factors other than valvular are concerned. aortic is the rarest of all relative insufficiencies ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1912)
"This late diastolic echoing or rumbling murmur is present in about half of the cases of uncomplicated aortic insufficiency (Thayer). It is very variable, ..."

3. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"ERNST P. BOAS MONTEFIORE HOSPITAL FOR CHRONIC DISEASES DISEASES OF THE AORTA AND aortic VALVES LESIONS of the aorta and of its valves are always of interest ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1892)
"The diastolic bruit is heard at the left sternal border, is more marked with expiration, and has a deeper note than the murmur of aortic regurgitation. ..."

5. A Laboratory Manual and Text-book of Embryology by Charles William Prentiss (1915)
"Development and Transformation of the aortic Arches.—In embryos 4 to 5 mm. in length five pairs of aortic arches are successively developed, the first, ..."

6. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1919)
"Accentuation of the aortic Second Sound. I have already shown that the aortic second ... Directly, therefore, a pathologically loud aortic sound points to ..."

7. The Diagnostics of internal medicine: A Clinical Treatise Upon the by Glentworth Reeve Butler (1909)
"aortic Murmurs.—These are either systolic or diastolic. (a) aortic Systolic Murmurs.—If due to (1) aortic stenosis, the murmur coincides with the 1st sound ..."

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