nm4 artery

Irish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • artère — [ artɛr ] n. f. • XIVe; artaire 1213; lat. d o. gr. arteria 1 ♦ Vaisseau à ramifications divergentes qui, partant des ventricules du cœur, distribue le sang à tout le corps. Les artères communiquent avec les veines par les capillaires. Artère… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • artery — (n.) late 14c., from Anglo Fr. arterie, O.Fr. artaire (13c.; Mod.Fr. artère), and directly from L. arteria, from Gk. arteria windpipe, also an artery, as distinct from a vein; related to aeirein to raise (see AORTA (Cf. aorta)). They were… …   Etymology dictionary

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