English - Vietnamese Dictionary
arteries'ɑːtərɪAdvanced English Dictionary
+a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
+a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic
+ noun (plural arteries)Collocation Dictionary
1 any of the tubes that carry blood from the heart to the rest of the body: blocked arteries
See also - CORONARY ARTERY
2 a large and important road, river, railway/railroad line, etc.
arterial adjective [only before noun]: arterial blood / disease + an arterial road + arterial traffic
main, major | blocked, clogged | severed | carotid, coronary, pulmonary, etc.
VERB + ARTERY
block | widen
The surgeon will widen her arteries.
| rupture, sever
ARTERY + VERB
Too much fatty food will make your arteries more likely to clog up.
hardening of the arteries
(= a disease of the arteries)She suffers from hardening of the arteries.
| veins and arteries
blood flowing through veins and arteries
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