prepancreatic artery


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Related to prepancreatic artery: Dorsal pancreatic artery, Greater pancreatic artery, caudal pancreatic artery, transverse pancreatic artery

prepancreatic artery

[TA]
origin: arises from dorsal pancreatic artery as its left terminal branch; distribution: often double, it runs between the neck and uncinate process of the pancreas to form an arterial arch (arcade) with the anterior superior pancreaticodoudenal artery.
Synonym(s): arteria prepancreatica [TA]

pre·pan·cre·a·tic ar·te·ry

(prē-pan-krē'at'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, arises from dorsal pancreatic artery as its left terminal branch; distribution, often double, it runs between the neck and uncinate process of the pancreas to form an arterial arch (arcade) with the anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery.
Synonym(s): arteria prepancreatica [TA] .
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