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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0003483

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12669  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: The major arterial trunk that carries oxygenated blood from the left ventricle into the ascending aorta behind the heart, the aortic arch, through the thorax as the descending aorta and through the abdomen as the abdominal aorta; it bifurcates into the left and right common iliac arteries.

RADLEX Definition: The main trunk of the systemic arteries. [MeSH]

NCI-GLOSS Definition: The largest artery in the body. It carries oxygen-rich blood away from the heart to vessels that reach the rest of the body.

CDISC Definition: The major artery of the body; it arises from the left ventricle of the heart and terminally bifurcates into the common iliac arteries.

CSP Definition: main trunk from which the systemic arterial system proceeds.

MSH Definition: The main trunk of the systemic arteries.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Aorta, NOS
Aortas
aorta
Aortic (qualifier value)
Aortic structure (body structure)
Aortic structure
Aortic
ARTERY, AORTA
Trunk of aortic tree
Trunk of systemic arterial tree

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12669 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN /surg: consider also CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS; inflammation = AORTITIS but note also AORTITIS, SYPHILITIC see SYPHILIS, CARDIOVASCULAR MSH
AQL AB AH CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Nomina Anatomica FMA
AUTHORITY Rosse MD FMA
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CITE Playbook RADLEX
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID X908W SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XM0PZ SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Jan 8 1997 2:46:17:146PM FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Mon Mar 13 15:45:22 PST 2000 FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Mon Mar 13 15:45:30 PST 2000 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0581-1315 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
FX D001026 MSH
FX D001027 MSH
HN ETOH descriptor 2000. AOD
ICD-O-3_CODE C49.3 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20160809 MSH
MN A07.231.114.056 MSH
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C49.3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~181298001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734139008~TARGETCOMPONENT~119203005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~X908W SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XM0PZ SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A12.2.02.001 FMA
TERM_LEVEL Related ICDO
TERMUI T003102 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TRANSLATION French: Aorte FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ Part UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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