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Aorta, Thoracic MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Aorta, Thoracic
Tree Number(s)
Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
diseases: coordinate with AORTIC DISEASES or specifics
Scope Note
The portion of the descending aorta proceeding from the arch of the aorta and extending to the DIAPHRAGM, eventually connecting to the ABDOMINAL AORTA.
Entry Term(s)
Aorta, Ascending
Aorta, Descending
Aortic Arch
Aortic Root
Arch of the Aorta
Ascending Aorta
Descending Aorta
Sinotubular Junction
Thoracic Aorta
NLM Classification #
WG 410
Public MeSH Note
1963; for ASCENDING AORTA see AORTA 1963-2022
History Note
1963; for ASCENDING AORTA use AORTA 1963-2022
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Aorta, Thoracic Preferred
Sinotubular Junction Narrower
Ascending Aorta Narrower
Aortic Root Narrower
Aorta, Descending Narrower
Aortic Arch Related
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