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Meaning of ARTERIOLE

Pronunciation:  âr'teeree`owl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillaries
 

ARTERIOLE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: arteriola, capillary artery
 
 See Also: arteria, artery

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar*te"ri*ole\, n. [NL. arteriola, dim. of L. arteria:
cf. F. art['e]riole.]
A small artery.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A tiny branch of an artery.
 

 

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