muscular artery


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mus·cu·lar ar·ter·y

an artery with a tunica media composed principally of circularly arranged smooth muscle.
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muscular artery

A medium-sized artery with more smooth muscle than elastic tissue in the tunica media. Most named arteries are muscular arteries.
See also: artery
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