nasal arteriole of retina superior

arteriola nasalis retinae superior.

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  • Arteriole — A small branch of an artery (a vessel that carries blood high in oxygen away from the heart to the body) leading to a capillary. The oxygenated hemoglobin (oxyhemoglobin) makes the blood in arteries and arterioles look bright red. * * * A minute… …   Medical dictionary

  • arteriola nasal superior de la retina — Eng. Superior nasal arteriole of retina Arteriola que tiene origen en la arteria central de la retina y que se distribuye en el cuadrante nasal superior de la retina …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • arteriola nasalis retinae superior — [TA] superior nasal retinal arteriole: a small branch of the central artery of the retina, supplying the superior nasal region of the retina …   Medical dictionary

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