superior vesical artery

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superior vesical artery

an artery that originates from the root of the umbilical artery and supplies the superior aspect of the bladder and distal parts of the ureter. In men, it may also give rise to an artery that supplies the ductus deferens.

su·pe·ri·or ves·i·cal ar·te·ry

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr ves'ik-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē)
Origin, umbilical; distribution, bladder, urachus, ureter; anastomoses, other vesical branches.
Synonym(s): arteria vesicalis superior.
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