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Aorta

(Science: anatomy) The largest artery in the body which has its origin at the heart. It gives off branches to the extremities, neck and major organs for the purpose of supplying oxygenated blood. The large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries.One of the main arteries involved in carrying oxygenated blood around the body. It supplies many of the main organs in the torso of the body, and branches off into tributary arteries that direct blood to more remote areas of the body.


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How does blood is circulated in amphibians?

Kumar: what's the problem? What don't you understand? It goes into aorta, which splits and goes both into body and into lungs.

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by JackBean
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:08 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How does blood is circulated in amphibians?
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How does blood is circulated in amphibians?

... into single ventricle(heart is 3 chamberd).In the ventricle mixed blood is formed.How does mixed blood is circulated to various body parts via aorta?

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by kumar985
Fri Jul 20, 2012 4:29 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How does blood is circulated in amphibians?
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chamber?! left or right?

... may be your left, but you say the patient's right side. If, in another meaning of observation, you tell by the position or directionality of the Aorta, Venae cavae, etc. Normally, the heart will be facing you as if it was a patient, whether on paper, replica, or actual heart.

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by ChesneMD
Sat Dec 24, 2011 1:50 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: chamber?! left or right?
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Here's something to ponder about

... teacher didn't as well but they both said it was a lot. Question: "How much g-force does a Red Blood Cell have to endure when it goes by the aorta?" What are your thoughts?

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by Tranc3r
Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:30 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Here's something to ponder about
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I'm not sure of my answer and pls help and explain

... amount of the blood in the ventricles during isovolumic ventricular is the volume of the blood that is pumped against an afterload pressure in the aorta C. The volume of the blood in the ventricles during isovolumic ventricular contraction is equal to the amount of blood in the pulmonary trunk ...

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by mslazy
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:12 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm not sure of my answer and pls help and explain
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