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Definition of artery:

  1. Hence: Any continuous or ramified channel of communication; as, arteries of trade or commerce.
  2. One of the vessels or tubes which carry either venous or arterial blood from the heart. They have tricker and more muscular walls than veins, and are connected with them by capillaries.
  3. The trachea or windpipe.

Synonyms:

corridor, avenue, river, passage, canal, arteria, thoroughfare, highway, track, way, tube, vein, conduit, duct, course, arterial blood vessel, road.

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