Eparterial
Eparterial Ep`ar*te"ri*al, a. [Pref. ep- + arterial.] (Anat.) Situated upon or above an artery; -- applied esp. to the branches of the bronchi given off above the point where the pulmonary artery crosses the bronchus. [1913 Webster]

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  • eparterial — ep·arterial …   English syllables

  • eparterial — adj. situated on or above an artery …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • eparterial — |ep+ adjective Etymology: epi + arterial : situated above an artery; specifically : of or relating to the first branch of the right bronchus compare hyparterial …   Useful english dictionary

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