Examples of artery in a Sentence
He favors local side roads over major arteries.
there's an accident on the main artery into town, so I'll be late
Recent Examples of artery from the Web
Oswalt has said coroner’s officials told him McNamara, a true crime writer, died at the age of 46 from a combination of prescription medicine and an undiagnosed heart condition that caused blockages in her arteries.
But the doctors found no such problem: Her arteries were perfect.
Arteries can narrow until blood can no longer flow through them.
Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the arteries in the lung, which, if untreated, can result in right heart failure – and our patient already was having problems with the left side of her heart.
Hire them to build and repair roads, to expand important airports, and to improve major arteries of transportation.
Ashley’s neck organs had suffered extensive trauma, and her windpipe and right artery had been cut in two.
Patients in the study had blocked arteries, heart rhythm problems or heart failure.
Frank Anaya severely cut his leg and femoral artery while battling the brush fire.
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Origin and Etymology of artery
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsarterial, way, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpike
Related Wordscauseway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail
ARTERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of artery for English Language Learners
: any one of the tubes that carry blood from the heart to all parts of the body
: a large road, river, railroad line, etc.
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