sheathed artery


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sheathed ar·ter·y

a subdivision of the penicillus of the spleen surrounded by macrophages and a reticular stroma.
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sheathed artery

The terminal portion of a pulp artery in the spleen. It has distinctive thickenings in its walls.
See also: artery
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