uterine artery

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u·ter·ine ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, anterior division of internal iliac artery of females; distribution, uterus, upper part of vagina, round ligament, and medial part of uterine (fallopian) tube; anastomoses, ovarian, vaginal, inferior epigastric. Supplies maternal circulation to placenta during pregnancy.
Synonym(s): arteria uterina [TA]

u·ter·ine ar·te·ry

(yū'tĕr-in ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, internal iliac; distribution, uterus, upper part of vagina, round ligament, and medial part of uterine (fallopian) tube; anastomoses, ovarian, vaginal, inferior epigastric. Supplies maternal circulation to the placenta during pregnancy.
Synonym(s): arteria uterina [TA] .

uterine artery

A branch of the anterior division of the internal iliac artery; it supplies blood to the upper vagina, cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes.
See also: artery
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