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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Key words: g-radiation, hesperidin, paraquat, lung, dorsal aorta, blood cells.
Lung and dorsal aorta were rapidly excised and a 10% weight/volume (w/v) tissue homogenates were prepared in 0.
Lipid peroxidation in the blood, lung and dorsal aorta was assayed as described by Yoshioka et al.
A 50 cm long PE 50 tubing (Clay Adams PE 50 tubing, Parsippany, NJ, USA) with a bubble of about 5 to 6 cm on one end was used for the dorsal aorta cannula after it was flushed with the heparinized Cortland saline solution (Houston, 1990).
Thirty five dorsal aorta cannulated rainbow trout were randomly distributed into seven groups including five fish per group and intubated with one of the seven experimental diets per group.
Results of PPthr (5 h after intubation) and PAthr (24 h after intubation) in dorsal aorta cannulated rainbow trout intubated with diets containing seven graded levels of threonine were summarized in Table 3.
Daejon, Korea) for 72 h until the fish recovered from the operation of dorsal aorta cannulation.
Dorsal aorta cannulation and intubation (force-feeding)
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.
Matsushita (2001) conducted an anatomical study of the cardiovascular system of Hoplias malabaricus, Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Erythrinidae), and Prochilodus lineatus (Prochilodontidae) and found that one of the most conspicuous morphological differences was the bifurcation of the visceral dorsal aorta, which was present only in the Erythrinidae species studied.
2004), who investigated the nature of the mechanisms of vasodilatation of the dorsal aorta artery of Rhinobatus typus, found neural synthesis of nitric oxide in fibers of the perivascular nerves in the aorta and in other arteries and veins.
Congenital coarctation has been thought to be due to incomplete fusion or overfusion of embryonic dorsal aortas during 4th week of gestation.