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English definition of “artery”


noun [C] (ROUTE)    /ˈɑː.tər.i/ US  /ˈɑːr.t̬ɚ-/
an important road or railway line: the main arteries leading into LondonMotorwaysRailways and railway lines arterial     /ɑːˈtɪə.ri.əl/ US  /ɑːrˈtɪr.i-/ adjective the arterial walls arterial roadsRelating to particular parts of the bodyUrban and residential streets
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