HyperDic: artery

English > 2 senses of the word artery:
NOUNbodyartery, arteria, arterial blood vessela blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
artifactarterya major thoroughfare that bears important traffic
artery > pronunciation
Soundsaa'rteriy
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English > artery: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body.
Synonymsarteria, arterial blood vessel
Narroweralveolar artery, arteria alveolarisA branch of the maxillary artery that supplies the alveolar process
angular artery, arteria angularisThe terminal branch of the facial artery
aortaThe large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
appendicular artery, arteria appendicularisThe branch of the ileocolic artery that supplies the vermiform appendix
arcuate artery, arteria arcuatacurved artery in the foot
arcuate artery of the kidneycurved arteries of the kidney
arteriole, arteriola, capillary arteryOne of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillaries
artery of the penis bulb, arteria bulbi penisA branch of the internal pudendal artery of males that supplies the bulb of the penis
artery of the vestibule bulb, arteria bulbi vestibuliA branch of the internal pudendal artery in females that supplies the bulb of the vestibule
ascending artery, arteria ascendensThe branch of the ileocolic artery that supplies the ascending colon
auricular artery, arteria auricularisartery that supplies blood to the ear
axillary artery, arteria axillarisThe part of the main artery of the arm that lies in the armpit and is continuous with the subclavian artery above and the brachial artery below
basilar artery, arteria basilarisAn unpaired artery
brachial artery, arteria brachialisThe main artery of the upper arm
bronchial arteryarteries that accompany the bronchioles
buccal artery, arteria buccalisA branch of the maxillary artery that supplies blood to the buccinator muscle and the cheek
carotid artery, arteria carotisEither of two major arteries of the neck and head
celiac trunk, celiac artery, truncus celiacus, arteria celiacaAn artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery
central artery of the retina, arteria centralis retinaeA branch of the ophthalmic artery
cerebellar artery, arteria cerebelliAn artery that supplies the cerebellum
cerebral artery, arteria cerebriAny of the arteries supplying blood to the cerebral cortex
cervical artery, areteria cervicalisAn artery that supplies the muscles of the neck
choroidal artery, arteria choroideaAn artery that supplies the choroid plexus
ciliary artery, arteria ciliarisOne of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye
circle of WillisA ring of arteries at the base of the brain
circumflex arteryAny of several paired curving arteries
colic artery, arteria colicaarteries that supply blood to the colon
communicating artery, arteria communicansAny of three arteries in the brain that make up the circle of Willis
coronary artery, arteria coronariaThe artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
cystic artery, arteria cysticaA branch of the hepatic artery
digital arteries, arteria digitalisarteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes
epigastric artery, arteria epigastricaOne of three arteries supplying the anterior walls of the abdomen
ethmoidal artery, arteria ethmoidalisA branch of the ophthalmic artery supplying structures in and around the nasal capsule
femoral artery, arteria femoralisThe chief artery of the thigh
gastric artery, arteria gastricaThe arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
gluteal artery, arteria glutesBranches of the internal iliac artery that supply the hip joint and gluteal region
hepatic artery, arteria hepaticaarteries that supply the liver
ileal artery, intestinal artery, arteria ileumBranch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum
ileocolic artery, arteria ileocolicaAn artery that originates from the superior mesenteric artery and supplies the terminal part of the ileum and the cecum and the vermiform appendix and the ascending colon
iliac artery, arteria iliacaOne of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs
iliolumbar artery, arteria iliolumbalisAn artery that originates in the internal iliac artery and supplies the pelvic muscles and bones
infraorbital artery, arteria infraorbitalisAn artery that originates from the maxillary artery and supplies structures below the orbit (from lower eyelid to upper lip)
innominate arteryA large artery arising from the arch of the aorta and divides into the right subclavian artery and the right common carotid artery
intercostal artery, arteria intercostalisSeveral arteries and supplying the intercostal spaces of the rib cage
jejunal artery, intestinal arteryAn artery that is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the jejunum
labial artery, arteria labialisAn artery that is a branch of the facial artery that supplies the lips of the mouth
labyrinthine artery, artery of the labyrinth, internal auditory arteryAn artery that is a branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinth
lacrimal artery, arteria lacrimalisAn artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead
laryngeal artery, arteria laryngeaEither of two arteries that supply blood to the larynx
lienal artery, splenic artery, arteria lienalisAn artery that originates from the celiac trunk and supplies blood to the spleen
lingual artery, arteria lingualisAn artery originating from the external carotid artery and supplying the under side of the tongue
lumbar artery, arteria lumbalisOne of four or five pairs of arteries that originate in the abdominal aorta and supply the lumbar vertebrae and the back muscles and abdominal wall
maxillary artery, arteria maxillarisEither of two arteries branching from the external carotid artery and supplying structure of the face
meningeal artery, arteria meningeaAny of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures
mesenteric artery, arteria mesentericaOne of two branches of the aorta that pass between the two layers of the mesentery to the intestines
metacarpal artery, arteria metacarpeadorsal and palmar arteries of the hand
metatarsal artery, arteria metatarseadorsal and plantar arteries to the metatarsal region of the foot
musculophrenic artery, arteria musculophrenicaAn artery that supplies the abdomen and intercostal muscles
nutrient artery, arteria nutriciaAn artery that supplies the medullary cavity of the long bone
ophthalmic artery, arteria ophthalmicaA branch of the internal carotid artery that supplies the eye and neighboring structures
ovarian artery, arteria ovaricaThe artery that branches from the aorta and supplies blood to the ovaries
palatine artery, arteria palatinaOne of several arteries supplying the face
pancreatic artery, arteria pancreaticaA branch of the splenic artery that supplies the pancreas
perineal artery, arteria perinealisA branch of the internal pudendal artery that supplies superficial structures of the perineum
popliteal artery, arteria popliteaA continuation of the femoral artery that branches to supply the legs and feet
pudendal artery, arteria pudendaarteries supplying the external genital organs of humans
pulmonary artery, arteria pulmonalisOne of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs
radial artery, arteria radialisBranch of the brachial artery beginning below the elbow and extending down the forearm around the wrist and into the palm
rectal artery, arteria rectalisOne of the arteries supplying the rectal area
renal artery, arteria renalisAn artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters
subclavian artery, arteria subclaviaEither of two arteries that supply blood to the neck and arms
testicular artery, internal spermatic artery, arteria testicularisA branch of the aorta supplying the testicles
ulnar artery, arteria ulnarislarge artery that branches from the brachial artery to supply the muscles of the forearm and wrist and hand
uterine artery, arteria uterinaA branch of the internal iliac artery that supplies the uterus and the upper part of the vagina
vaginal artery, arteria vaginalisA branch of the internal iliac that provides blood for the vagina and the base of the bladder and the rectum
vertebral artery, arteria vertebralisThe first branch of the subclavian artery
Broaderblood vesselA vessel in which blood circulates
Spanisharteria, vaso sanguíneo arterial
Catalanartèria
Adjectivesarterialof or involving or contained in the arteries
arteriovenousconnecting an artery to a vein
English > artery: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA major thoroughfare that bears important traffic.
BroaderthoroughfareA public road from one place to another
Spanisharteria
Catalanartèria

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