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Synonyms for artery

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for artery

a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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The nutrient artery of the femur in general proceeds of the second perforating artery and when two nutrient arteries exist, they tend to detach from the first and third perforating arteries (Goss, 1976).
Choroidal type has multiple feeders from pericallosal, choroidal and thalamo perforating arteries.
The medulla oblongata has a vast and unique vascular network and its arterial supply arises from the anterior and posterior spinal arteries in addition to the perforating arteries and the long circumferential artery that arise from the basilar or vertebral arteries.7 Infarcts involving the medulla oblongata are categorised on the basis of its vascular supply into four territories: anterior-medial territory, anterior-lateral territory, lateral territory, and posterior territory.7,8 The \'heart-sign\' is believed to appear when the former two regions are involved.6
Problems related to clip application are the use of inappropriate clip; clip failure; presence of perforating arteries in the clip's leg; an aneurysmal remnant after clipping; slipping of the clip; fracture of atheromatous plaque; emboliform processes from atheromatous or thrombotic aneurysm; perforation of aneurysm; shrinkage, stenosis or kinking of parent artery and (manuplational) vasospasm after clip application.
It continues down the thigh, supplying the skin and anastomosing with branches of the perforating arteries. The inferior gluteal and internal pudendal arteries often arise as a common stem from the internal iliac, sometimes with the superior gluteal artery.
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