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Main Entry: ar·tery
Pronunciation: primarystressärt-schwa-remacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ter·ies
1 : one of the tube-shaped branching muscular-walled and elastic-walled vessels that carry blood from the heart to all parts of the body
2 : a channel (as a river or highway) of transportation or communication; especially : the main channel in a branching system

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