Modality: Diagram

- “ Illustrations of the abdominal aorta and its branches. See article for more information. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Abdominal aorta - “ The abdominal aorta is the main blood vessel in the abdominal cavity that transmits oxygenated blood from the thoracic cavity to the organs within...”
  • Median sacral artery - “ The median sacral artery is a small single posterior branch of the distal abdominal aorta that descends to supply structures in the pelvis. Summa...”
  • Middle adrenal artery - “ The middle adrenal (suprarenal) artery is one of the three adrenal arteries that supply the adrenal gland. Gross Anatomy Origin The middle supr...”
  • Renal artery - “ The renal arteries originate from the abdominal aorta  and enter the renal hila to supply the kidneys.  Any variant in arterial supply is importan...”
  • Gonadal artery - “ The gonadal arteries are the paired primary vascular supply to the ovaries in the female and the testes in the male. As the anatomy of the gonadal...”
  • Inferior phrenic artery - “ The inferior phrenic arteries (IPA) are paired branches of the abdominal aorta / coeliac trunk supplying the diaphragm. Their importance lies with...”
  • Lumbar arteries - “ The lumbar arteries are paired branches of the abdominal aorta arising in the lumbar region. Gross anatomy Origin There are most commonly four ...”
  • Common iliac artery - “ The common iliac arteries (CIA) are the large paired terminal branches of the abdominal aorta. Gross anatomy Origin The abdominal aorta bifurca...”
  • Coeliac artery - “ Coeliac artery (also known as the coeliac axis or trunk) is a major visceral artery in the abdominal cavity.  Gross anatomy Origin Arises anter...”
  • Superior mesenteric artery - “ The superior mesenteric artery (SMA) is one of the three non-paired arteries that provide blood to the midgut and other abdominal viscera. Gross ...”
  • Inferior mesenteric artery - “ The inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) is an anterior branch of the abdominal aorta that supplies the hindgut. It is the smallest of the three anter...”

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