Translation of "artery" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈɑː·tər·i/ us /ˈɑr·t̬ər·i/ plural arteries

a tube in your body that carries blood from your heart


(Translation of “artery” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈaːtəri/ (plural arteries)

(anatomy) a blood-vessel that carries the blood from the heart through the body

As blood travels through the arteries, it pushes against the sides of these blood vessels.

a main route of travel and transport

Traffic is heavy on all major arteries into the city.
arterial /aːˈtiəriəl/ adjective

arterial; de primer orden
arterial disease
arterial roads.

(Translation of “artery” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)