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.
- Arterial capillary
arterial capillary arterial capillary n. A capillary opening from an arteriole or metarteriole.
- Arterial cone
arterial cone arterial cone n. See conus arteriosus.
- Arterial duct
arterial duct arterial duct n. See arterial canal.
- Arterial forceps
arterial forceps arterial forceps n. Locking forceps with sloping blades for grasping the end of a blood vessel until a ligature is applied.