ascending aorta

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as·cend·ing a·or·ta

[TA]
the intrapericardial part of the aorta in front of the aortic arch from which arise the coronary arteries.

ascending aorta

n.
The part of the aorta that extends from its origin in the left ventricle of the heart to the aortic arch.

as·cend·ing a·or·ta

(ă-send'ing ā-ōr'tă) [TA]
The part of the aorta proximal to the aortic arch, from which the coronary arteries arise.
Synonym(s): aorta ascendens, ascending part of aorta, pars ascendens aortae.

ascending aorta

The first part of the aorta, extending upwards from its origin in the upper surface of the heart to the aortic arch.