An efferent blood vessel from the heart, conveying blood away from the heart regardless of oxygenation status; see pulmonary artery. (noun)
A major transit corridor. (noun)
Examples of word artery
The chief artery conveying blood to the lungs is the _pulmonary artery_.
_innominate_, as anatomists name a certain bone the _innominate bone_, and a certain artery the _innominate artery_.
This latter point is critical to the DOT, since Atlantic Avenue is a main artery to downtown Brooklyn.
Halfway through, it was revealed that the left arm had no blood flow to it: the main artery was a knot in the mushy bicep.
The city's vibrant and sizable Latino community has its main artery on 26th Street, which is already papered in red-and-blue "Luis Gutierrez for Mayor" signs, even though this nine-term congressman has yet to commit to the race.