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

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
aorta thoracica [ FMA:3786 FMA:TA ]

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