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.
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ascending aorta

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

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