Arteries

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antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive he ACE inhibitor , angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries aorta
curved arteries of the kidney arcuate artery of the kidney
main artery of the upper arm; a continuation of the axillary artery; bifurcates into the radial and ulnar arteries at the elbow arteria brachialis , brachial artery
either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta arteria carotis , carotid artery
any of the arteries supplying blood to the cerebral cortex arteria cerebri , cerebral artery
one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye arteria ciliaris , ciliary artery
arteries that supply blood to the colon arteria colica , colic artery
any of three arteries in the brain that make up the circle of Willis arteria communicans , communicating artery
arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes arteria digitalis , digital arteries
one of three arteries supplying the anterior walls of the abdomen arteria epigastrica , epigastric artery
several small arteries branching off of the splenic artery and going to the greater curvature of the stomach arteria gastrica breves , short gastric artery , vasa brevis
arteries that supplies the walls of the stomach arteria gastrica , gastric artery
arteries that supply the liver arteria hepatica , hepatic artery
one of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs arteria iliaca , iliac artery
several arteries and supplying the intercostal spaces of the rib cage arteria intercostalis , intercostal artery
either of two arteries that supply blood to the larynx arteria laryngea , laryngeal artery
one of four or five pairs of arteries that originate in the abdominal aorta and supply the lumbar vertebrae and the back muscles and abdominal wall arteria lumbalis , lumbar artery
either of two arteries branching from the external carotid artery and supplying structure of the face arteria maxillaris , maxillary artery
any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures arteria meningea , meningeal artery
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