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Splenic Artery

Descriptions of Splenic Artery

Splenic Artery: an artery that originates from the celiac trunk and supplies blood to the spleen
Source: WordNet 2.1

Splenic Artery : The largest branch of the celiac trunk with distribution to the spleen, pancreas, stomach and greater omentum.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Splenic Artery

Splenic Artery: The splenic artery is a major systemic artery that branches off from the celiac artery in the abdomen. The splenic artery supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to the spleen, stomach, and pancreas. Blood flows from the left ventricle of the heart into the ascending aorta and aortic arch then into the thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta, into the celiac artery and finally the splenic artery.

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

Closely Related Organs: Splenic Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Splenic Artery

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