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what is the aorta in the heart and how does it work with the rest of the circulatory system?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Main artery: The aorta is the main artery in the boday and is responsible for delivering blood to the rest of the body.
Answered on Sep 11, 2019

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