Ar*te"ri*al (#), a. [Cf. F. art'eriel.]
Of or pertaining to an artery, or the arteries; as, arterial action; the arterial system.
Of or pertaining to a main channel (resembling an artery), as a river, canal, or railroad.
Arterial blood, blood which has been changed and vitalized (arterialized) during passage through the lungs.
© Webster 1913.