Dictionary » A » Ascending aorta

Ascending aorta

Ascending aorta

The part of the aorta prior to the aortic arch from which arise the coronary arteries.

Synonym: aorta ascendens, ascending part of aorta, pars ascendens aortae.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,464 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link