arterial

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vein accompanying another structure; a vein may accompany an artery in such a way that the arterial pulses aid venous return accompanying vein , vena comitans
abnormally low oxygen content in arterial blood anoxemia
severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues anoxia
measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial blood; important in diagnosis of many respiratory diseases arterial blood gases
fatty deposit inside an arterial wall; characteristic of atherosclerosis arterial plaque
sclerosis of the arterial walls arterial sclerosis , arteriosclerosis , coronary-artery disease , hardening of the arteries , induration of the arteries
stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls atherosclerosis , coronary artery disease
(pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color cold gangrene , dry gangrene , mumification necrosis , mummification
chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta left ventricle
measuring instrument that measures the oxygen in arterial blood oximeter
any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart pulmonary vein , vena pulmonalis
instrument for measuring the flow of liquids (especially arterial blood) rheometer
any agent that produces vasoconstriction and a rise in blood pressure (usually understood as increased arterial pressure) vasopressor
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