collateral hyperemia n.
Hyperemia resulting from increased blood flow through collateral channels when the flow through the main artery is arrested.
- Collateral inheritance
collateral inheritance n. The appearance of traits in collateral members of a family group, as when an uncle and a niece show the same trait inherited from a common ancestor.
[kuh-lat-er-uh-lahyz] /kəˈlæt ər əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), collateralized, collateralizing. 1. to secure (a loan) with . 2. to pledge (property, securities, etc.) as collateral.
- Collateral ligament
collateral ligament n. A ligament located on either side of a hinge joint such as the knee or wrist that acts as a radius of movement for the joint.
[kuh-lat-er-uh l] /kəˈlæt ər əl/ noun 1. security pledged for the payment of a loan: He gave the bank some stocks and bonds as collateral for the money he borrowed. 2. Anatomy. 3. a relative descended from the same stock, but in a different line. adjective 4. accompanying; auxiliary: He received a scholarship and collateral […]