The Paleo diet is dangerous because it permits red meat, which clogs our arteries and shortens our lifespan.
Twenty minutes later, the surgeons told us they needed to start on the 12-hour operation to save his arteries.
It is art that reaches deep into arteries and jowels that sag with life lived.
The higher your score the more plaque you have in your arteries and the greater your risk of a future heart attack.
Paralysis and waste clog Albany's arteries, nothing appears to break the logjam.
You would have thought my appearance was enough to freeze their veins and arteries.
I know there are professors in this country who "ligate" arteries.
M. Gannal has successfully employed a solution of this salt to preserve animal bodies, by throwing it into the arteries.
The result was satisfactory; the arteries were securely tied.
Choreic symptoms have been produced by injecting granules of starch into the arteries entering the brain.
late 14c., from Anglo-French arterie, Old French artaire (13c.; Modern French artère), and directly from Latin arteria, from Greek arteria "windpipe," also "an artery," as distinct from a vein; related to aeirein "to raise" (see aorta).
They were regarded by the ancients as air ducts because the arteries do not contain blood after death; medieval writers took them for the channels of the "vital spirits," and 16c. senses of artery in English include "trachea, windpipe." The word is used in reference to artery-like systems of major rivers from 1805; of railways from 1850.
artery ar·ter·y (är'tə-rē)
Any of a branching system of muscular, elastic blood vessels that, except for the pulmonary and umbilical arteries, carry aerated blood away from the heart to the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.