gastroepiploic artery


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gastroepiploic artery

The right or the left gastroepiploic artery.
See also: artery

gastroepiploic artery

One of a pair of arteries that runs round the greater curvature of the stomach.

gastroepiploic artery

see Table 9.

gastroepiploic artery rupture
may be caused by foreign body perforation in traumatic reticulitis in cattle. Causes death due to acute hemorrhagic anemia.
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In order of frequency of use, graft arteries include the internal mammary arteries (IMAs), radial arteries (RAs), right gastroepiploic artery, and inferior epigastric artery.
The left gastroepiploic artery branches off of the splenic artery.
She underwent an exploratory laparotomy with mobilization of her stomach with preservation of the right gastroepiploic artery as well as a mobilization of the proximal end of the esophagostomy in her left neck.

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