dorsal aorta


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dorsal aorta

a large embryonic artery formed by the fusion of the caudal parts of the paired primordial aortae. It becomes the descending (thoracic and abdominal) aortae and median sacral artery.

aorta

; dorsal aorta major artery extending from the left ventricle, initially as the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, and thence thoracic and abdominal parts of the descending aorta, which terminates at the level of the fourth lumbar vertebra to divide to form right and left common iliac arteries
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Thirty five dorsal aorta cannulated rainbow trout were randomly distributed into seven groups including five fish per group and intubated with one of the seven experimental diets per group.
Results of PPthr (5 h after intubation) and PAthr (24 h after intubation) in dorsal aorta cannulated rainbow trout intubated with diets containing seven graded levels of threonine were summarized in Table 3.