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The aorta is the largest artery in the body. It exits out of the large left ventricle of the heart and branches off first into the coronary artery.

Because the aorta is so large, it is rarely obstructed by clots or plaque. However, damage to the aorta will result in severe blood loss and shock.

Aorta at Wikipedia

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