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Aorta and Pulmonary Vessels

Often students mistake the pulmonary artery for the aorta. ┬áThe pulmonary artery, or pulmonary trunk, is the most anterior vessel found on the heart; it is indicated below with a blue pencil. ┬áThe aorta lies behind the pulmonary trunk, indicated with the red pencil. When the heart is …