abdominal aorta

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ab·dom·i·nal a·or·ta

[TA]
the part of the descending aorta that is distal (inferior) to the aortic hiatus of the diaphragm, which occurs at the T-12 vertebral level.

abdominal aorta

n.
The part of the descending aorta that extends from the diaphragm to the division into the two common iliac arteries.

abdominal aorta

The portion of the aorta that begins below the diaphragm, extends to the bifurcation of the iliac arteries and supplies blood to the abdominal viscera, pelvic organs and legs.
 
Branches
Inferior phrenic, lumbar, celiac trunk, superior mesenteric, inferior mesenteric, middle adrenal, right and left renal, testicular and ovarian arteries.

abdominal aorta

Anatomy The portion of the aorta that begins below the diaphragm, extends to the bifurcation of the iliac arteries, and supplies blood to the abdominal viscera, pelvic organs and legs Branches Inferior phrenic, lumbar, celiac trunk, superior mesenteric, inferior mesenteric, middle adrenal, renal, testicular and ovarian arteries

ab·dom·i·nal a·or·ta

(ab-dom'i-năl ā-ōr'tă) [TA]
The part of the descending aorta that supplies structures below the diaphragm.
Synonym(s): abdominal part of aorta, aorta abdominalis, pars abdominalis aortae.