vesical artery

vesical artery n any of several arteries that arise from the internal iliac artery or one of its branches and that supply the urinary bladder and adjacent parts: as
a) any of several arteries that arise from the umbilical artery and supply the upper part of the bladder called also superior vesical, superior vesical artery
b) one that arises from the internal iliac artery or the internal pudendal artery and that supplies the bladder, prostate, and seminal vesicles called also inferior vesical, inferior vesical artery

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