Should I cross clamp the descending aorta?

Answer No, duh! Do you know what the descending aorta does? Maybe you do and this is a joke.

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What happens to the air temperature of a descending air mass?

The temperature of a descending air mass increases. Temperature, pressure and water vapor content are all nearly constant across a given air mass, but these all change as an air mass either ascends... Read More »

What Happens to the Air Temperature of a Descending Mass of Air?

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Ascending & Descending Musical Terms?

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Aorta Enlargement?

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