Associations to the word «Artery»


ARTERY, noun. An efferent blood vessel from the heart, conveying blood away from the heart regardless of oxygenation status; see pulmonary artery.
ARTERY, noun. A major transit corridor.
ARTERY OF ADAMKIEWICZ, noun. (anatomy) The largest anterior segmental medullary artery in humans, typically arising from a left posterior intercostal artery, which branches from the aorta and supplies the lower two thirds of the spinal cord via the anterior spinal artery.

Dictionary definition

ARTERY, noun. A blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body.
ARTERY, noun. A major thoroughfare that bears important traffic.

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