arteria lusoria arteria lu·so·ri·a (lōō-sôr’ē-ə)
An abnormally placed artery or vascular ring causing pressure on the esophagus and producing dysphagia.
arteria arteria ar·te·ri·a (är-tēr’ē-ə) n. pl. ar·te·ri·ae (-tēr’ē-ē’) Artery. Historical Examples The neck contains the spine, the gullet, and the arteria (or windpipe). Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus William MacGillivray These appearances were propagated into the arteria innominata. The Evolution of Modern Medicine William Osler The arteria venalis hath two valves called […]
Physiology. pertaining to the blood in the pulmonary vein, in the left side of the heart, and in most , having been oxygenated during its passage through the lungs and being normally bright red. Anatomy. of, relating to, or resembling the . being or constituting a main route, channel, or other course of flow or […]
- Arterial blood
arterial blood arterial blood n. Blood that is oxygenated in the lungs, is found in the left chambers of the heart and in the arteries, and is relatively bright red. Historical Examples Withdraw entirely the stimulus of arterial blood, and the brain ceases to act, and sensibility and consciousness become extinct. Popular Education Ira Mayhew […]
- Arterial canal
arterial canal arterial canal n. A fetal vessel that connects the left pulmonary artery with the descending aorta and that normally becomes the arterial ligament after birth. Also called arterial duct, Botallo’s duct.