ARTERY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ARTERY
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artery
 n.  one of the vessels or tubes which carry either venous or arterial blood from the heart; major transit corridor
Classic Sentence:
1  There I was struck on the shoulder by a Jezail bullet, which shattered the bone and grazed the subclavian artery.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
2  It was pierced by a very small but very deep wound, which had divided the carotid artery.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
3  His adversary had fallen senseless with excessive pain and the flow of blood, that gushed from an artery or a large vein.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Sometimes my pulse beat so quickly and hardly that I felt the palpitation of every artery; at others, I nearly sank to the ground through languor and extreme weakness.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 5
5  He was concentrated on tying an artery.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  The artery was beating everywhere.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
7  He heard the arteries in his temples beating like two forge hammers, and it seemed to him that his breath issued from his breast with the roar of the wind issuing from a cavern.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
8  He heard the beating of his arteries as one hears the ticking of a watch in the dark.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVI—IN WHICH WILL BE FOUND THE WORDS TO AN ENGLIS...
9  If, then, we are to believe the skilful, revolutions like the Revolution of July are severed arteries; a prompt ligature is indispensable.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—BADLY SEWED
10  Almost the pulsing of the town's heart could be felt as the work went forward night and day, pumping the materials of war up the railway arteries to the two battle fronts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
11  Atlanta, the heart of the Confederacy, was still beating full and strong, the railroads that were its arteries throbbing with the never-ending flow of men, munitions and supplies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  It was one of the main arteries which conveyed the traffic of the City to the north and west.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
13  I won't say a word until I get some peptone into my arteries.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In II
14  A wave of yet more tender joy escaped from his heart and went coursing in warm flood along his arteries.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
Example Sentence:
1  The Yangtze River is the main artery of traffic in center China.
2  The aorta is the main artery that carries blood with oxygen out of the heart to the body.
3  Any blockage or hardening of the artery is known as vascular disease.
4  A muscular spasm in the coronary artery can cause a heart attack.
5  We couldn't feel the changes in the blood pressure within the artery.
6  He had an operation last year to widen a heart artery.
7  The surgeon placed catheters through the veins and arteries near the base of the head.
8  Diets that are high in saturated fat and cholesterol tend to clog up our arteries, thereby reducing the blood flow to our hearts and brains.
9  According to Ms. Kozlowski, a glass door pane collapsed on her right leg, severing arteries and nerves.
10  However, they have also been linked to major health problems such as coronary heart disease, since trans fats build up plaque in the arteries that can contribute to a heart attack.