AORTA - Black's Law Dictionary

What is AORTA? Definition of AORTA in Black's Law Dictionary

The large artery of the body, about one and a half inches in diameter, through which blood is carried away from heart to be ultimately distributed to various parts of body. It is composed of three layers, an inner coat called the "intima," a middle coat called the "media," and an outer coat called the "adventia." Woelfle Connecticut Mut. Life Ins. Co. of Hartford, Conn., 234 Mo.App. 135, 112 S.W.2d 865, 870.


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