ἀρτηρία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Related to ἀείρω (aeírō, to bind, hang up).[1]

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Noun[edit]

ἀρτηρῐ́ᾱ (artēríāf (genitive ἀρτηρῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. artery
  2. windpipe, trachea
  3. (in the plural) bronchi

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ἀρτηρία”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 143