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Internal Iliac Artery

Descriptions of Internal Iliac Artery

Internal Iliac Artery: the inner branch of the common iliac artery on either side of the body; divides into several branches that supply blood to the pelvic and gluteal areas
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Internal Iliac Artery

Internal Iliac Artery: The internal iliac artery is a major systemic artery that branches off from the common iliac artery in the abdomen. The internal iliac artery supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to much of the pelvis area, including the reproductive organs, rectum, and bladder, buttocks, and part of the thighs. Blood flows from the heart into the ascending aorta and aortic arch then into the thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta, the common iliac artery and finally the internal iliac artery.

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

Closely Related Organs: Internal Iliac Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Internal Iliac Artery

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Internal Iliac Artery

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