Adjective "arteriolar" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ɑːtɪərɪˈəʊlə/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'External injury to the alveolar wall may be the counterpart of arteriolar smooth muscle injury.'
  2. 'It is divided into a number of lobules, each containing clusters of two distinct cell types together with arteriolar blood vessels and capillaries, nerve fibres, and a few autonomic ganglion cells.'

Definitions

1. Anatomy. any of the smallest branches of an artery, terminating in capillaries.

More examples(as adjective)

"constrictions can be arteriolar."

"walls can be arteriolar."

"tones can be arteriolar."

"mechanisms can be arteriolar."

"infarctions can be arteriolar."

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Origin

(arteriole)