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 [ http://www.medterms.com ]

Synonyms: thoracic part of aorta aorta thoracica

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

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

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/75/Gray530.png

has related synonym

aorta thoracalis
pars thoracica aortae

id

UBERON:0001515