dorsal aorta


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dorsal aorta

[′dȯr·səl ā′ȯrd·ə]
(anatomy)
The portion of the aorta extending from the left ventricle to the first branch.
(invertebrate zoology)
The large, dorsal blood vessel in many invertebrates.
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The patterns of most plasma free amino acid concentrations from force-fed rainbow trout with and without dorsal aorta cannulation were similar, and the dorsal aorta cannulation did not affect their patterns (Bae et al.
This suggests the dorsal aorta technique can be used to estimate the requirement of other amino acids by rainbow trout.
Thirty five dorsal aorta cannulated rainbow trout were randomly distributed into seven groups with five fish per group and they were fed one of the seven experimental diets per group by intubation at 1% body weight on dry matter basis.