arteriole definition

  • noun:
    • One of the tiny terminal limbs of an artery, particularly one which connects with a capillary.
    • one of several tiny branches of an artery, especially one which connects with capillary vessel.
    • a tiny artery.
    • among the tiny thin-walled arteries that end up in capillary vessel

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