aorta

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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]

Borrowed 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 aortes)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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 aortes)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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]

Borrowed 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 not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀορτή (aortḗ, the arteries springing from the heart).

Partēs aortae

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Noun[edit]

aorta f (genitive aortae); first declension

  1. aorta

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aorta aortae
genitive aortae aortārum
dative aortae aortīs
accusative aortam aortās
ablative aortā aortīs
vocative aorta aortae

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Latvian[edit]

Aorta

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately borrowed 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 aortuthe great blood circulation cycle begins with the aorta
    lielie asinsvadi: aorta un plaušu artērijathe major blood vessels: the aorta and the pulmonary artery

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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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Further reading[edit]

  • aorta in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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 (great artery)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈorta/, [aˈort̪a]

Noun[edit]

aorta f (plural aortas)

  1. (anatomy) aorta

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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 c

  1. (anatomy) aorta

Declension[edit]

Declension of aorta 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative aorta aortan aortor aortorna
Genitive aortas aortans aortors aortornas