Descriptor English: Aorta
Descriptor Spanish: Aorta
Descriptor aorta
Scope note: Tronco principal del sistema arterial.
Descriptor Portuguese: Aorta
Descriptor French: Aorte
Entry term(s): Aortas
Tree number(s): A07.015.114.056
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The main trunk of the systemic arteries.
Annotation: /surg: consider also CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS; inflammation = AORTITIS but note also AORTITIS, SYPHILITIC see SYPHILIS, CARDIOVASCULAR
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Aortography MeSH
Coronary Artery Bypass MeSH
DeCS ID: 1016
Unique ID: D001011
NLM Classification: WG 410
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Aorta - Preferred
Concept UI M0001539
Scope note The main trunk of the systemic arteries.
Preferred term Aorta
Entry term(s) Aortas

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