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Definition of Artery


  1. The trachea or windpipe.
  2. One of the vessels or tubes which carry either venous or arterial blood from the heart. They have tricker and more muscular walls than veins, and are connected with them by capillaries.
  3. Hence: Any continuous or ramified channel of communication; as, arteries of trade or commerce.

Artery Translations

artery in Danish is arterie
artery in Dutch is slagader, arterie
artery in German is Schlagader, Arterie {f}
artery in Spanish is arteria