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Aortic opening

Aortic opening --> aortic hiatus

The opening in the diaphragm bounded by the two crura, the vertebral column, and the median arcuate ligament, through which pass the aorta and thoracic duct.

Synonym: hiatus aorticus, aortic foramen, aortic opening.


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Opening of the coronary artery & larynx

... educated guesses for the questions are below. Thanks. --- 1. Why is the opening of the coronary artery behind the flap of the aortic semilunar valve? This was a question on a test and I received an X for this question. ...

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