iliac artery external

arteria iliaca externa.

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  • External iliac artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria iliaca externa GraySubject = 156 GrayPage = 622 Caption = Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries side view. (External iliac artery is artery at upper left, seen splitting from common… …   Wikipedia

  • iliac artery — noun one of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs • Syn: ↑arteria iliaca • Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel • Hyponyms: ↑common iliac artery, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • iliac artery — n 1) either of the large arteries supplying blood to the lower trunk and hind limbs and arising by bifurcation of the aorta which in humans occurs at the level of the fourth lumbar vertebra to form one vessel for each side of the body called also …   Medical dictionary

  • external iliac artery — n ILIAC ARTERY (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • Iliac artery — In human anatomy, iliac artery refers to several anatomical structures located in the pelvis:*Common iliac artery forms at terminus of the aorta. *External iliac artery forms when the common iliac artery bifurcates, continues as the femoral… …   Wikipedia

  • iliac artery — Anat. 1. Also called common iliac artery. either of two large arteries that conduct blood to the pelvis and the legs. 2. Also called external iliac artery. the outer branch of an iliac artery that becomes the femoral artery. 3. Also called… …   Universalium

  • external iliac artery — noun the outer branch of the common iliac artery on either side of the body; becomes the femoral artery • Hypernyms: ↑iliac artery, ↑arteria iliaca * * * noun see iliac artery * * * Anat. See iliac artery (def. 2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • external iliac artery — Anat. See iliac artery (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

  • Deep circumflex iliac artery — Artery: Deep circumflex iliac artery The iliac veins. Latin arteria circumflexa ilium profunda Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Common iliac artery — Artery: Common iliac artery Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for arteries and inguinal canal …   Wikipedia

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