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artery

noun [C] uk   /ˈɑː.tər.i/ us    /ˈɑːr.t̬ɚ-/

artery noun [C] (IN BODY)

one of the thick tubes that carry blood from the heart to other parts of the body: Hardening of the coronary arteries can lead to a heart attack.

artery noun [C] (ROUTE)

an important road or railway line: the main arteries leading into London
arterial
adjective uk   /ɑːˈtɪə.ri.əl/ us    /ɑːrˈtɪr.i-/
the arterial walls arterial roads
Translations of “artery”
in Korean 동맥…
in Arabic شِرْيان…
in French artère…
in Turkish atardamar, trafikte ana arter…
in Italian arteria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 血液, 動脈…
in Russian артерия, магистраль…
in Polish tętnica, arteria…
in Spanish arteria…
in Portuguese artéria…
in German die Arterie, die Hauptverkehrsstraße…
in Catalan artèria…
in Japanese 動脈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血液, 动脉…
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