- renal artery n either of two branches of the abdominal aorta of which each supplies one of the kidneys, arises immediately below the origin of the corresponding superior mesenteric artery, divides into four or five branches which enter the hilum of the kidney, and gives off smaller branches to the ureter, adrenal gland, and adjoining structures
* * *either of two large arteries arising from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys. Each renal artery divides into an anterior and a posterior branch before entering the kidney.
* * *1. arteria renalis. (in the pl.) 2. arteriae intrarenales.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Look at other dictionaries:
Renal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria renalis GraySubject = 154 GrayPage = 610 Caption = Human kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed Caption2 = 1. Renal pyramid 2. Efferent artery 3. Renal artery 4. Renal vein 5. Renal hilum 6.… … Wikipedia
renal artery — ▪ anatomy one of the pair of large blood vessels that branch off from the abdominal aorta (the abdominal portion of the major artery leading from the heart) and enter into each kidney. (The kidneys are two bean shaped organs that remove… … Universalium
renal artery — either of two large arteries arising from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys. Each renal artery divides into an anterior and a posterior branch before entering the kidney … The new mediacal dictionary
renal artery — The main blood vessel that supplies blood to a kidney and its nearby adrenal gland and ureter. There is a renal artery for each kidney … English dictionary of cancer terms
renal artery — noun an artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑arteria renalis • Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel • Part Holonyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Renal artery stenosis — Infobox Disease Name = Renal artery stenosis Caption = Renal artery is #3 DiseasesDB = 11255 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|440.1 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001273 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2001 MeshID = D012078 Renal artery stenosis is the… … Wikipedia
renal artery stenosis — (RAS) narrowing of one or both renal arteries, caused by atherosclerosis or fibromuscular dysplasia, so that renal function is impaired (see also ischemic nephropathy, under nephropathy). The resultant increase in renin release by the affected… … Medical dictionary
Ureteral branches of renal artery — Infobox Artery Name = Ureteral branches of renal artery Latin = rami ureterici arteriae renalis GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = BranchFrom = renal artery BranchTo = Vein = Supplies = ureter MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = r 02 … Wikipedia
Артерия Почечная (Renal Artery) — парная крупная артерия, отходящая от брюшной аорты и снабжающая кровью почку. Каждая почечная артерия на своем пути к почке делится на переднюю и заднюю ветви. Источник: Медицинский словарь … Медицинские термины
Renal pyramids — 1. Renal pyramid 2. Efferent artery 3. Renal artery 4. Renal vein 5. Renal hilum 6. Renal pelvis 7. Ureter 8 … Wikipedia