gastric artery

gastric artery n
1) a branch of the celiac artery that passes to the cardiac end of the stomach and along the lesser curvature called also left gastric artery see RIGHT GASTRIC ARTERY
2) any of several branches of the splenic artery distributed to the greater curvature of the stomach

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • gastric artery — noun the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach • Syn: ↑arteria gastrica • Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel • Hyponyms: ↑right gastric artery, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gastric artery — a branch of the coeliaco mesenteric artery (from the dorsal aorta) that runs along the dorsal surface of the stomach and to the left of the pyloric part of the stomach …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • gastric artery left — arteria gastrica sinistra …   Medical dictionary

  • gastric artery left inferior — arteria gastroomentalis sinistra …   Medical dictionary

  • gastric artery posterior — arteria gastrica posterior …   Medical dictionary

  • gastric artery right — arteria gastrica dextra …   Medical dictionary

  • gastric artery right inferior — arteria gastroomentalis dextra …   Medical dictionary

  • Left gastric artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria gastrica sinistra GraySubject = 154 GrayPage = 603 | Caption = The left gastric artery and other branches of the celiac artery (stomach in situ ). Left gastric artery identified near lesser curvature …   Wikipedia

  • Right gastric artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria gastrica dextra GraySubject = 154 GrayPage = 604 Caption = The celiac artery and its branches; the stomach has been raised and the peritoneum removed. (Right gastric artery visible at center left.)… …   Wikipedia

  • right gastric artery — n an artery that arises from the hepatic artery, passes to the left along the lesser curvature of the stomach while giving off a number of branches, and eventually joins a branch of the left gastric artery …   Medical dictionary

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