Of or related to an artery and/or arteries as arterial activity the arterial system
- 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.
very early 15c., from French art
(a.) Of or with respect to an artery, or the arteries; as, arterial activity; the arterial system.
- (a.) Of or regarding a principal station (resembling an artery), as a river, channel, or railroad.
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.