meaning of arterial

arterial meaning in General Dictionary

Of or related to an artery and/or arteries as arterial activity the arterial system

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  • of or concerning or within the arteries
  • Of or related to an artery, or even the arteries; because, arterial activity; the arterial system.
  • Of or related to a principal channel (resembling anu000du000a artery), as a lake, canal, or railway.

arterial meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 15c., from French art


arterial meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or with respect to an artery, or the arteries; as, arterial activity; the arterial system.

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  • (a.) Of or regarding a principal station (resembling an artery), as a river, channel, or railroad.

Sentence Examples with the word arterial

This may occur suddenly, as when the resistance is increased in the arterial system by a e on f sudden exertion or strain, and more slowly when the resistance is increased in the pulmonary circulation of the by inflammation of the respiratory passages.

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