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Arterial blood   /ɑrtˈɪriəl bləd/   Listen
Arterial blood

Blood found in arteries.

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"Arterial blood" Quotes from Famous Books

... terminations of the placental vessels not being observed to bleed after being torn from the uterus, while those of the uterus effuse a great quantity of florid arterial blood, the terminations of the placental vessels would seem to be inserted into the arterial ones of the mother; and to receive oxygenation from the passing currents of her blood through their coats or membranes; ...
— Zoonomia, Vol. I - Or, the Laws of Organic Life • Erasmus Darwin

... organ receives its proper quantity of blood; the nutritive elements are extracted for the support of the tissue and for the product, which the function of the organ forms. The force required in the achievement of this is furnished by combustion of the hydrocarbons and oxygen brought by the arterial blood, then by the veins this same fluid passes off, less its oxygen, loaded with the waste products, which are the result of the worn-out and disintegrated tissues, and of those which have undergone combustion. The foregoing brief outline indicates ...
— Special Report on Diseases of the Horse • United States Department of Agriculture

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