celiac artery

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ce·li·ac (arterial) trunk

[TA]
origin, abdominal aorta just below diaphragm; branches, left gastric, common hepatic, splenic.

celiac artery

Etymology: Gk, koilia, belly, arteria, airpipe
a thick visceral branch of the abdominal aorta, arising caudal to the diaphragm, usually dividing into the left gastric, common hepatic, and splenic arteries.

ce·li·ac trunk

(sē'lē-ak trŭngk)
Origin, abdominal aorta just below diaphragm; branches, left gastric, common hepatic, splenic.
Synonym(s): truncus celiacus [TA] , arteria celiaca, celiac artery, coeliac trunk.

celiac artery

see Table 9.
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The left side inferior phrenic artery was from the coeliac trunk in 12% of cadavers.
We found that the Left gastric artery originated from the abdominal aorta rather than from the coeliac trunk in 2% of our cadavers.
The length of the coeliac trunk was concise, or it can be considered as the hepatic proper and the left gastric artery bifurcating from the coeliac trunk.
The coeliac trunk and the superior mesenteric artery, which are the separate branches of the abdominal aorta, arose as a common trunk from the abdominal aorta.
In present study, the minimum length between coeliac trunk and left gastric artery was 0.
In present study, the length from coeliac trunk up to common hepatic and/or splenic artery had a mean of 1.
In present study, the Diameter of the coeliac trunk in 100 cadavers had a mean of 0.
Figure 1: Shows the lower origin of the coeliac trunk from the abdominal aorta.
Figure 3: Showing the origins of the right and the left inferior phrenic arteries from the coeliac trunk.
Anatomical variations in the branches of the coeliac trunk.
Table 1: Comparisons of variation in branching pattern of coeliac trunk with previous studies AUTHOR YEAR NO.
al have studied coeliac trunk variation in 974 cadavers and classified into 7 types.