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Renal Artery

Descriptions of Renal Artery

Renal Artery: an artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters
Source: WordNet 2.1

Renal Artery : branch of the abdominal or ventral aorta which supplies the kidneys, adrenal glands and ureters in vertebrates.
Source: CRISP

Renal Artery : A branch of the abdominal aorta which supplies the kidneys, adrenal glands and ureters.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Renal Artery

Renal Artery: The renal artery is a major systemic artery that branches off from the abdominal aorta in the abdomen. The renal artery supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to the kidneys. 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 renal artery.

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

Closely Related Organs: Renal Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Renal Artery

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Other Names: Renal Artery

The following are other names for the organ: Renal Artery:

  • Renal arteries

Sub Parts: Renal Artery

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Renal Artery:

  • Layers of an artery

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Renal Artery

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