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arterial

adjective ar·te·ri·al \ är-ˈtir-ē-əl \

Definition of arterial

1 a :of or relating to an artery
b :relating to or being the bright red blood present in most arteries that has been oxygenated in lungs or gills
2 :of, relating to, or constituting through traffic

arterially

play \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of arterial

15th century


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arterial

noun

Definition of arterial

:a through street or highway

Examples of arterial in a Sentence

  1. one of the main arterials connecting the airport with the city

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First Known Use of arterial

1920


Medical Dictionary

arterial

adjective ar·te·ri·al \ är-ˈtir-ē-əl \

medical Definition of arterial

1 :of or relating to an artery
2 :relating to or being the bright red blood present in most arteries that has been oxygenated in lungs or gills — compare venous 3

arterially

play \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb


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