What does Arteriole mean?

Arteriole meaning in Medical Dictionary

A small part of an artery leading to a capillary. The oxygenated hemoglobin (oxyhemoglobin) helps make the blood in arterioles (and arteries) look bright red.

Arteriole meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"tiny artery," by 1808, from Modern Latin arteriola, diminutive of arteria (see artery).

Arteriole meaning in General Dictionary

one of the small thin-walled arteries that result in capillaries

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  • a little artery.

Arteriole - German to English


Arteriole meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A small artery.