arteriectasis ar·te·ri·ec·ta·sis (är-tēr’ē-ěk’tə-sĭs) or ar·te·ri·ec·ta·si·a (-ěk-tā’zē-ə, -zhə)
The vasodilation of the arteries.
Anatomy. a blood vessel that conveys blood from the heart to any part of the body. a main channel or highway, especially of a connected system with many branches. Contemporary Examples In my practice, I take advantage of two preventive tests that help me quickly and easily find out how old your arteries are. Could […]
arteriectomy arteriectomy ar·te·ri·ec·to·my (är-tēr’ē-ěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of part of an artery.
Anatomy. a blood vessel that conveys blood from the heart to any part of the body. a main channel or highway, especially of a connected system with many branches. Contemporary Examples Defenders of the industry, however, point out that artery tears are uncommon. A Stroke That Hits Young Women Nicole LaPorte July 27, 2010 For […]
a combining form meaning “artery,” used in the formation of compound words: arteriosclerosis. combining form artery or arteries: arteriosclerosis word-forming element meaning “arterial,” from Latinized comb. form of Greek arteria “windpipe; artery” (see artery). arterio- or arteri- pref. Artery: arteriovenous.