Definición de artery en inglés:


Saltos de línea: ar¦tery
Pronunciación: /ˈɑːtəri

sustantivo (plural arteries)

  • 1Any of the muscular-walled tubes forming part of the circulation system by which blood (mainly that which has been oxygenated) is conveyed from the heart to all parts of the body. Compare with vein ( sense 1).
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    • Most are caused by a blood clot that forms in the veins, before passing through the heart and entering the arteries that carry blood to the lungs.
    • Thus the fetus grows its own umbilical cord, containing its own blood vessels: two arteries and a single vein.
    • Over time, it can cause damage to the heart and arteries and other body organs.


late Middle English: from Latin arteria, from Greek artēria, probably from airein 'raise'.

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