gastric artery

gastric artery
noun
the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
Syn: ↑arteria gastrica
Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel
Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑stomach, ↑tummy, ↑tum, ↑breadbasket

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noun
1. : a branch of the coeliac artery that passes to the cardiac end of the stomach and along the lesser curvature
2. : any of several branches of the splenic artery distributed to the greater curvature of the stomach

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  • short gastric artery — noun several small arteries branching off of the splenic artery and going to the greater curvature of the stomach • Syn: ↑arteria gastrica breves, ↑vasa brevis • Hypernyms: ↑gastric artery, ↑arteria gastrica …   Useful english dictionary

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