|pertaining to or affecting the heart and blood vessels|
|a muscular and cartilaginous structure lined with mucous membrane at the upper part of the trachea in humans, where the vocal cords are located|
arteriole ar·te·ri·ole (är-tǐr'ē-ōl')
A minute artery, especially a terminal artery continuous with the capillary network.
|arteriole (är-tîr'ē-ōl') Pronunciation Key
Any of the smaller branches of an artery, especially one that connects with a capillary.