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
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Three of them so close to his brain, his spinal column, his major arteries and his heart.
Specialists found an artery in his brain had burst, damaging the left side of the thalamus, which determines the meaning of signals and routes them to other areas in the brain.
Scores of roads were closed in the three-county area, including portions of major arteries such as Marysville Road and Highway 20.
Among them: the iliac blood vessels that include major arteries branching off from the aorta - the main route that carries blood to the body.
This can be caused by plaque buildup in the arteries, which can break open and form a blood clot that blocks blood flow.
In those diseases, the presence of malignant cells or buildup of plaque in the arteries can serve as the basis for diagnosis.
In South Florida, home to about 6 million people, flight from the mighty storm that was bearing down turned chaotic at times, with the state’s two main south-north arteries clogged with traffic and gasoline in short supply.
The storm crippled as many as 15 Gulf Coast refineries - roughly 25 percent of U.S. refining capacity - as well as Colonial Pipeline's Southeast fuel artery.
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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
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