The great arterial trunk that carries blood from the heart to be distributed by branch arteries through the body. [ From_Merriam-Webster's_Online_Dictionary_at_www.Merriam-Webster.com:http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=aorta ]

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Term information

has obo namespace
  • BrendaTissueOBO
has related synonym
  • trunk of systemic arterial tree
  • trunk of aortic tree
id
  • BTO:0000135