Arterial blood

arterial blood

arterial blood n.
Blood that is oxygenated in the lungs, is found in the left chambers of the heart and in the arteries, and is relatively bright red.
Historical Examples

Withdraw entirely the stimulus of arterial blood, and the brain ceases to act, and sensibility and consciousness become extinct.
Popular Education Ira Mayhew

They were as big as cranberries and as red as blood—as red as arterial blood.
Europe Revised Irvin S. Cobb

Came a day when in the paddock Dan Crimmins had seen that fleck of arterial blood on the handkerchief.
Garrison’s Finish W. B. M. Ferguson

Venous blood contains more carbonic acid, and less oxygen and nitrogen than arterial blood.
The Reason Why Anonymous

First, the neck and head are of a deep brown, with a tinge of the colour of arterial blood.
The Young Yagers Mayne Reid

The red stripe represented the arterial blood; the blue, the venous blood; the white, the bandages.
The Funny Side of Physic A. D. Crabtre

Unlike the lung of the Dipneusti, this air-bladder is not cellular, and it receives only arterial blood.
A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan

Thus you have a continuous deposit and discharge for arterial blood until death stops the supply.
Philosophy of Osteopathy Andrew T. Still

Not infrequently individuals in middle life begin to show increase of arterial blood pressure without discoverable cause.
Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield

I examined the horse’s foot and found a thin stream of arterial blood spouting out.
The Trail of the Goldseekers Hamlin Garland

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  • 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.

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