arterial ligament n.
The fibrous cord that develops from the embryonic arterial duct.
- Arterial murmur
arterial murmur arterial murmur n. A murmur heard during auscultation of an artery.
- Arterial nephrosclerosis
arterial nephrosclerosis arterial nephrosclerosis or ar·te·ri·o·neph·ro·scle·ro·sis (är-tēr’ē-ō-něf’rō-sklə-rō’sĭs) n. Patchy atrophic scarring of the kidney due to arteriosclerotic narrowing of the lumens of large branches of the renal artery; it occurs in the aged or in hypertensive persons and occasionally causes hypertension.
- Arterial sclerosis
arterial sclerosis arterial sclerosis n. See arteriosclerosis.
- Arterial tension
arterial tension arterial tension n. The pressure of the blood within an artery. Historical Examples There is, as a rule, no increase in arterial tension; on the contrary, the pressure is apt to be low. Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield When sleep set in, in these cases, no alteration was noted in the arterial […]