aortal
aortal aortal adj. 1. 1 of or pertaining to the aorta.

Syn: aortic [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Aortal — Pertaining to the aorta, the largest artery in the body. Aortal is not often encountered (except in The New York Times crossword). The preferred term is aortic. * * * SYN: aortic. * * * aor·tal (a orґtəl) aortic …   Medical dictionary

  • aortal — See aorta. * * * …   Universalium

  • aortal — adjective Of or relating to the aorta …   Wiktionary

  • aortal — aorta̱l: zur Aorta gehörend …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • aortal — adj. concerning the aorta (main artery of the body) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aortal — aor·tal …   English syllables

  • aortal — adjective of or relating to the aorta • Syn: ↑aortic • Pertains to noun: ↑aorta (for: ↑aortic), ↑aorta • Derivationally related forms: ↑aorta ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • aortal chamber — The thoracic expansion of the aorta …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aortic — adjective of or relating to the aorta • Syn: ↑aortal • Pertains to noun: ↑aorta, ↑aorta (for: ↑aortal) • Derivationally related forms: ↑aorta, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aortic — Pertaining to the aorta, the largest artery in the body. Aortic is in common usage as, for example, in an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The term aortal has the same meaning but is rarely encountered (except in The New York Times crossword). * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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