The aorta arises from the left ventricle and arches backward, descending to the left. For descriptive purposes, it may be considered as being subdivided into (4):
- The Ascending Aorta
- The Arch of The Aorta
- The Thoracic Aorta
- The Abdominal Aorta
The part of the aorta that is arising from the left ventricle, just before the arch.
The ascending aorta has two small branches, the ___ __ ____ ______ ______, which supply blood to the heart muscle.
Right and Left Coronary Arteries
The coronary arteries divide into many tiny branches called:
From the capillaries, the heart's blood supply flows into the:
From the cardiac veins, the heart's blood supply flows into the:
From the coronary sinus, the blood enters the: