isthmus

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strip

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a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas

a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure

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Analysis of the mechanism of lateral impact aortic isthmus disruption in real-life motor vehicle crashes using a computer-based finite element numeric model: with simulation of prevention strategies.
Localized coarctation of the aorta typically describes a short, discrete narrowing of the aortic isthmus close to the ligamentum arteriosum distal to a closed ductus arteriosus.