arterial blood vessel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n arterial blood vessel a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Usage

In literature:

In the rabbit a vein is a vessel bringing blood towards the heart, while an artery is a vessel conducting it away.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
The blood-vessels are of three kinds, arteries, capillaries and veins.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
The blood, throughout its course in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins, is inclosed within these vessels.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
This organ is abundantly supplied with blood-vessels, having a large artery sent to each side of it.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The result of the total obstruction of the vessel is to cut off the admission of arterial blood, producing a local anæmia.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Thus we may close the artery until the doctor is called, who may sew up the injured blood vessel.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
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In news:

Stent grafts open up blood vessels for surgery and are most commonly used in coronary arteries.
Over time, fatty deposits can accumulate in the lining of the heart's major blood vessels, creating a condition called coronary artery disease.
After encountering arterial aneurysms - dangerous bulges in a blood vessel wall - in the shoulders of a half dozen pro volleyballers, Dutch researchers canvassed nearly 100 players to see how many more had possible signs of the same injury.
LOS ANGELES New research shows that people with diabetes and several clogged heart arteries fare better with bypass surgery instead of having stents placed to prop open their blood vessels.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. New research shows that people with diabetes and several clogged heart arteries fare better with bypass surgery instead of having stents placed to prop open their blood vessels.
LOS ANGELES — New research shows that people with diabetes and several clogged heart arteries fare better with bypass surgery instead of having stents placed to prop open their blood vessels.
When blood is being forced through the arteries, it can damage blood vessels and organs.
Peripheral vascular disease is a condition of the blood vessels that leads to narrowing and hardening of the arteries that supply the legs and feet.
Blood vessels, also called arteries.
Zilver PTX, the first drug-coated stent to treat peripheral arteries, kept the blood vessels free from plaque longer than bare-metal stents , the Food and Drug Administration reviewers said in documents released on Tuesday.
Stent grafts open up blood vessels for surgery and are most commonly used in coronary arteries.
Peripheral vascular disease is a condition of the blood vessels that leads to narrowing and hardening of the arteries that supply the legs and feet.
The commonest blood vessels affected by atherosclerosis are the carotid arteries in the neck, which carry blood to the brain, and the arteries of the legs.
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