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Another word for artery

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Noun
  1. Main channel of communication or travel

      1. Any main route by land or water
      2. Any road freely open to everyone; public road
      3. A main road; thoroughfare, specif. one maintained by a state or federal government and designed to accommodate a heavy traffic flow
      1. A way of approach to something
      2. A street, esp. a wide, principal one; often, one running at right angles to others called “streets”
      3. (--- Chiefly British) The drive leading from the main road up to a country house.
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. A typical, natural, or customary manner of proceeding or developing:
      3. (Sports) A designated route or area on which a race is held:
      1. A channel, duct, etc.
      2. A road or path
      3. A journey, especially one by air or water:
      1. A place of passage from one location to another.
      2. A public street open at both ends; esp., such a street through which there is much traffic; highway; main road
      3. A heavily traveled passage, such as a waterway, strait, or channel.
      1. A direct line between two telephone switchboards.
      2. The main line of a communications or transportation system.
      1. A distinct path, as along a length of film or magnetic tape, on which sound, images, or other information is recorded.
      2. Any of the separate, parallel recording surfaces extending along the length of a magnetic tape
      3. (Sports) A course laid out for running or racing.
      1. A sequence of enzymatic or other reactions by which one biological material is converted to another.
      2. A chain of nerve fibers along which impulses normally travel.
      3. (Physiology) A course usually followed by a body part or process.
      1. A strip of land, or an airspace, forming a passageway through foreign-held land, as from a country to its seaport
      2. A route designated for a specific purpose:
      3. A narrow hall or passage with rooms leading off it, for example in railway carriages (see).
      1. A pipe or channel for conveying fluids, such as water.
      2. A means by which something is transmitted:
      3. A pipe or channel for conveying fluids
      1. An often enclosed passage or channel for conveying a substance, especially a liquid or gas.
      2. (Anatomy) A tubular bodily canal or passage, especially one for carrying a glandular secretion:
      3. A tube, channel, or canal through which a gas or liquid moves
      1. Any of the long, narrow lines once perceived to be on the surface of the planet Mars as seen through earth telescopes: at one time thought by some to be actual canals but now known to be optical illusions
      2. An artificial waterway or artificially improved river used for travel, shipping, or irrigation.
      3. A river artificially improved by locks, levees, etc. to permit navigation
      1. Any similar or plentiful stream or flow
      2. A natural stream of water larger than a creek and emptying into an ocean, a lake, or another river
      3. A stream or abundant flow:
    See also:

    road

    way

  2. Blood vessel

    See also:

    vein