Definition of Arteria

1. Noun. A blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body.

Exact synonyms: Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Specialized synonyms: Alveolar Artery, Arteria Alveolaris, Angular Artery, Arteria Angularis, Aorta, Appendicular Artery, Arteria Appendicularis, Arcuate Artery, Arteria Arcuata, Arcuate Artery Of The Kidney, Arteriola, Arteriole, Capillary Artery, Arteria Bulbi Penis, Artery Of The Penis Bulb, Arteria Bulbi Vestibuli, Artery Of The Vestibule Bulb, Arteria Ascendens, Ascending Artery, Arteria Auricularis, Auricular Artery, Arteria Axillaris, Axillary Artery, Arteria Basilaris, Basilar Artery, Arteria Brachialis, Brachial Artery, Arteria Radialis, Radial Artery, Bronchial Artery, Arteria Buccalis, Buccal Artery, Arteria Carotis, Carotid Artery, Arteria Celiaca, Celiac Artery, Celiac Trunk, Truncus Celiacus, Arteria Centralis Retinae, Central Artery Of The Retina, Arteria Cerebelli, Cerebellar Artery, Arteria Cerebri, Cerebral Artery, Areteria Cervicalis, Cervical Artery, Arteria Choroidea, Choroidal Artery, Arteria Ciliaris, Ciliary Artery, Circle Of Willis, Circumflex Artery, Arteria Colica, Colic Artery, Arteria Communicans, Communicating Artery, Arteria Coronaria, Coronary Artery, Arteria Cystica, Cystic Artery, Arteria Digitalis, Digital Arteries, Arteria Epigastrica, Epigastric Artery, Arteria Ethmoidalis, Ethmoidal Artery, Arteria Femoralis, Femoral Artery, Arteria Poplitea, Popliteal Artery, Arteria Gastrica, Gastric Artery, Arteria Glutes, Gluteal Artery, Arteria Hepatica, Hepatic Artery, Arteria Ileum, Ileal Artery, Intestinal Artery, Arteria Ileocolica, Ileocolic Artery, Arteria Iliaca, Iliac Artery, Arteria Iliolumbalis, Iliolumbar Artery, Arteria Infraorbitalis, Infraorbital Artery, Innominate Artery, Arteria Intercostalis, Intercostal Artery, Intestinal Artery, Jejunal Artery, Arteria Labialis, Labial Artery, Artery Of The Labyrinth, Internal Auditory Artery, Labyrinthine Artery, Arteria Lacrimalis, Lacrimal Artery, Arteria Laryngea, Laryngeal Artery, Arteria Lienalis, Lienal Artery, Splenic Artery, Arteria Lingualis, Lingual Artery, Arteria Lumbalis, Lumbar Artery, Arteria Maxillaris, Maxillary Artery, Arteria Meningea, Meningeal Artery, Arteria Mesenterica, Mesenteric Artery, Arteria Metacarpea, Metacarpal Artery, Arteria Metatarsea, Metatarsal Artery, Arteria Musculophrenica, Musculophrenic Artery, Arteria Nutricia, Nutrient Artery, Arteria Ophthalmica, Ophthalmic Artery, Arteria Ovarica, Ovarian Artery, Arteria Palatina, Palatine Artery, Arteria Pancreatica, Pancreatic Artery, Arteria Perinealis, Perineal Artery, Arteria Pudenda, Pudendal Artery, Arteria Pulmonalis, Pulmonary Artery, Arteria Rectalis, Rectal Artery, Arteria Renalis, Renal Artery, Arteria Subclavia, Subclavian Artery, Arteria Testicularis, Internal Spermatic Artery, Testicular Artery, Arteria Ulnaris, Ulnar Artery, Arteria Uterina, Uterine Artery, Arteria Vaginalis, Vaginal Artery, Arteria Vertebralis, Vertebral Artery
Generic synonyms: Blood Vessel
Derivative terms: Arterial

Definition of Arteria

1. Noun. (medicine) Artery. ¹

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Medical Definition of Arteria

1. Synonym: artery. See: branch. Origin: L. From G. Arteria, the windpipe, later an artery as distinct from a vein (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria

arteria (current term)
arteria acetabuli
arteria alveolaris
arteria alveolaris inferior
arteria alveolaris superior
arteria alveolaris superior posterior
arteria anastomotica auricularis magna
arteria anastomotica magna
arteria angularis
arteria aorta
arteria appendicularis
arteria arcuata
arteria articularis azygos
arteria ascendens
arteria auditiva interna

Literary usage of Arteria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"arteria Articularis Tibialis. 2. arteria Recurrens Tibialis. 3. arteriae Musculares. 4. ... arteria TIBIALIS POSTICA. The POSTERIOR TIBIAL ARTERY is so ..."

2. The Anatomy of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1802)
"... off from the tibial artery a little above the ankle-joint, and is named arteria ... which goes forwards along the great toe, whence it is named arteria ..."

3. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"The arteries, the %'eins, and the lymphatic vessels of birds anastomose far more frequently than those of mammals. BRANCHES OF THE arteria ..."

4. The Anatomist's Vade Mecum: A System of Human Anatomy by Erasmus Wilson (1840)
"Plan of the relations of the arteria innominata. In Front. ... The arteria innominata occasionally gives off a small branch which ascends along the middle ..."

5. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"Thrombosis of the arteria «ca (see page 395), which is extremely rare, like thrombosis of the ^rior mesenterio artery, does not usually produce any ..."

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