vaginal artery

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vag·i·nal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, anterior division of internal iliac artery of females (in the place, usually, of an inferior vesicle artery); distribution, vagina, base of bladder, rectum; anastomoses, uterine, internal pudendal.
Synonym(s): arteria vaginalis [TA]

vag·i·nal ar·te·ry

(vaj'i-năl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, internal iliac; distribution, vagina, base of bladder, rectum; anastomoses, uterine, internal pudendal.
Synonym(s): arteria vaginalis [TA] .

vaginal artery

A branch of the internal iliac; it supplies blood to the uterus and, with the uterine artery, forms the azygos artery of the vagina. The vaginal artery in females is a homologue of the inferior vesical artery in males.
See also: artery
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