arterial definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, like, or perhaps in an artery or arteries.
    • Of, associated with, or becoming the blood into the arteries which has soaked up air into the lungs and is scarlet.
    • Being a main road or station with several limbs: an arterial highway; an arterial route.
    • Of or associated with an artery.
    • Of or relating to a route, significant.
    • Of or related to an artery, or perhaps the arteries
    • Of or regarding a main channel (resembling an artery), as a river, canal, or railway.
    • of or involving or contained in the arteries
  • noun:
    • A through road or street.
    • A through roadway.
  • others:
    • Of or regarding an artery or even the arteries: since, arterial action.
    • within an artery: as, arterial bloodstream.
    • Having a principal channel and several branches or ramifications, such as the arteries: because, arterial drainage.

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