abdominal aorta(redirected from abdominal part of descending aorta)
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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.
The part of the descending aorta that extends from the diaphragm to the division into the two common iliac arteries.
abdominal aortaThe 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.
Inferior phrenic, lumbar, celiac trunk, superior mesenteric, inferior mesenteric, middle adrenal, right and left renal, testicular and ovarian arteries.