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Celiac Artery

Descriptions of Celiac Artery

Celiac Artery: an artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery
Source: WordNet 2.1

Celiac Artery : The arterial trunk that arises from the abdominal aorta and after a short course divides into the left gastric, common hepatic and splenic arteries.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Celiac Artery

Celiac Artery: The celiac artery is a major systemic artery that branches off from the abdominal aorta in the abdomen. The celiac artery branches off into several important arteries, including the hepatic artery, left gastric artery, and the splenic artery, which supply vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to the liver, stomach, pancreas, and spleen. Blood flows from the left ventricle of the heart into the ascending aorta and aortic arch then into the thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta, and finally the celiac artery.

Conditions that can afflict the celiac artery include celiac artery compression syndrome, diabetes, hypertension, smoking, high cholesterol, occlusion, aneurysm, thrombosis, embolism, atherosclerosis, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Celiac Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Celiac Artery

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