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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arterial  \Ar*te"ri*al\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  art['e]riel.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  an  artery,  or  the  arteries;  as 
  arterial  action  the  arterial  system. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  main  channel  (resembling  an  artery), 
  as  a  river,  canal,  or  railroad. 
 
  {Arterial  blood},  blood  which  has  been  changed  and  vitalized 
  (arterialized)  during  passage  through  the  lungs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arterial 
  adj  :  of  or  involving  or  contained  in  the  arteries;  "arterial 
  disease";  "the  arterial  system";  "arterial  blood" 




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