Definition of Arteries

1. Noun. (plural of artery) ¹



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Definition of Arteries

1. artery [n] - See also: artery

Medical Definition of Arteries

1. The vessels in the body that supply oxygenated blood to the tissues. (17 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteries

arterial tension
arterial thoracic outlet syndrome
arterial transfusion
arterial vein
arterial wave
arterialise
arterialization
arterialize
arterialized
arterially
arterials
arteriarctia
arteriectasia
arteriectasis
arteriectomy
arteries (current term)
arteries of cerebral haemorrhage
arteries of kidney
arterio-
arterio-contractile
arterioatony
arteriocapillary
arteriocapillary sclerosis
arteriococcygeal gland
arteriogeneses
arteriogenesis
arteriogenic
arteriogram

Literary usage of Arteries

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1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"THE arteries are cylindrical tubular vessels which serve to convey blood from ... The distribution of the systemic arteries is like a highly ramified tree, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"The Functions of the Muscles and Nerves of the arteries. ... Senac was the first to suggest that the arteries through their muscles serve not only to widen ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1891)
"The arteries of the cortex of the brain are not terminal arteries; ... The cortical arteries of the cerebrum anastomose with the cortical arteries of the ..."

4. A Text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"The normal general blood pressure, and therefore the normal flow of blood, is in fact dependent on the ' general tone ' of the minute arteries. ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"THE arteries. T'HE distribution of the systematic arteries is like a highly ... arteries are found in all parts of the body, except in the hairs, nails, ..."

6. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"The arteries which secrete the fat about the kidneys are sometimes so called. ... Red blood is so called because contained in the arteries. ..."

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