The part of the aorta that extends from the origin at the heart to the diaphragm, and from which arises numerous branches that supply oxygenated blood to the chest cage and the organs within the chest. [ MP : 0010468 http://www.medterms.com ]

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Term information

Subsets

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latin term
aorta thoracica [ FMA : TA FMA : 3786 ]
definition
  • The part of the aorta that extends from the origin at the heart to the diaphragm, and from which arises numerous branches that supply oxygenated blood to the chest cage and the organs within the chest.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/75/Gray530.png
has exact synonym
  • thoracic part of aorta
  • aorta thoracica
has related synonym
  • aorta thoracalis
  • pars thoracica aortae
id
  • UBERON:0001515