arteria ar·te·ri·a (är-tēr’ē-ə)
n. pl. ar·te·ri·ae (-tēr’ē-ē’)
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 mitrales, because they are like a bishops mitre.
William Harvey D’Arcy Powers

Why do we call the common trunk of the right subclavian and carotid, the arteria innominata?
North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 Various

He did not use the word “arteria” (arthria) for either of them.
The Evolution of Modern Medicine William Osler

On the atrophy of the provisional vessels the whole of the blood of the arteria centralis passes into the retina.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour

It has no pulmonary artery, but receives branches from the arteria cœliaca.
A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan

The arteria innominata, the carotid, and subclavian arteries, were uncommonly large and thick.
Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart John Collins Warren

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