aorta

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See also: Aorta and aortā

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

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aorta ‎(plural aortas or aortae)

  1. (anatomy) The great artery which carries the blood from the heart to all parts of the body except the lungs; the main trunk of the arterial system.
  2. (figuratively) The liveliest part of something.
    Tracing their battles, I had many occasions to walk along Second Avenue, the aorta of the Lower East Side, exploring places that were once as vibrant and tumultuous as Midtown Manhattan. [1]

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

Noun[edit]

aorta f ‎(plural aortes)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

Noun[edit]

aorta f ‎(plural aortes)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

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aorta f ‎(plural aortas)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

Noun[edit]

aorta m ‎(genitive singular aorta, nominative plural aortaí)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aorta n-aorta haorta t-aorta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

Noun[edit]

aorta f ‎(plural aorte)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Latvian[edit]

Aorta

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

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aorta f (4th declension)

  1. (anatomy) aorta (the main artery of the circulatory system, responsible for carrying the blood from the heart to the rest of the body except the lungs)
    lielais asinsriņķošanas loks sākas ar aortu — the great blood circulation cycle begins with the aorta
    lielie asinsvadi: aorta un plaušu artērija — the major blood vessels: the aorta and the pulmonary artery

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

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aorta f

  1. (anatomy) aorta
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External links[edit]

  • aorta in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

Noun[edit]

aorta f (plural aortas)

  1. (anatomy) aorta (great artery)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

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  • IPA(key): /ǎoːrta/
  • Hyphenation: a‧or‧ta

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àōrta f (Cyrillic spelling а̀о̄рта)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Spanish[edit]

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Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek ἀορτή ‎(aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart), from ἀορτέω ‎(aortéō), lengthened form of ἀείρω ‎(aeírō, I lift, raise).

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aorta f ‎(plural aortas)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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aorta c

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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