arterial arterial  /ɑr ˈtɪ ri əl/


  • (adj) of or involving or contained in the arteries


  1. This change in the arterial wall is known generally as atherosclerosis.
  2. Instead it is buried in the arterial wall--or doughnut--where it is harder to detect.
  3. To stay healthy the arterial wall must remain elastic, expanding and contracting with blood pressure.


  1. Vitamin K may affect arterial calcification for hypertensives: Multi-ethnic study

    Low vitamin K1 levels may increases in the progression of arterial calcification, or hardening of the arteries, says a new study that may have greater implications for vitamin K2 than K1.
    on June 21, 2013     Source:

  2. Progressive traffic signal systems save time and fuel

    ( Technische Universitaet Muenchen ) An improved traffic flow and shorter journey times on arterial roads are the results of a project of Technische Universitaet Muenchen, BMW Group, TRANSVER GmbH and the Supreme Building Authority in the Bavarian Ministry of the Interior. In two test beds in the north of Munich and southeast of Regensburg improved traffic signal control and a driver information ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Curcumin: New studies support brain and cardiovascular benefits

    Daily supplements of curcumin – the natural pigment that gives the spice turmeric its yellow color – may support healthy aging, with two new studies indicating benefits for arterial aging and cognition.
    on June 21, 2013     Source:


  1. "The addition of tadalafil for pulmonary arterial hypertension expands our portfolio and strengthens United Therapeutics' position in the area of cardiovascular disease," said Martine Rothblatt, chairman of United Therapeutics. "Building upon...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Martine Rothblatt Source: Forbes

  2. "Specialised bulldozer pick-up trucks clear accidents from roads just minutes after minor accidents happen," Ms Bligh said. "We have seen recent examples where one accident on a major arterial like the Gateway motorway can bring the city to a...
    on Jun 14, 2008 By: Anna Bligh Source: The Age

  3. Doctors who treated Stoner, who turns 24 in two weeks, said their tests did show up "arterial hypotension and a lack of sodium, two anomalies which could be the principal factors" behind the weakness he complained of when taken ill.
    on Sep 29, 2009 By: Casey Stoner Source: AFP

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