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ce·li·ac (arterial) trunk

[TA]
origin, abdominal aorta just below diaphragm; branches, left gastric, common hepatic, splenic.
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ce·li·ac trunk

(sē'lē-ak trŭngk)
Origin, abdominal aorta just below diaphragm; branches, left gastric, common hepatic, splenic.
Synonym(s): truncus celiacus [TA] , arteria celiaca, celiac artery, coeliac trunk.
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Blood flow to the coeliac artery increased significantly from baseline in both the control and gymnema groups, with no significant differences in the peak response of CABF observed between the two groups.
A high origin of coeliac artery may give rise to coeliac axis compression syndrome leading to severe post-prandial epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting.
The stomach is flowing by coeliac artery and a gastric branch of the cecal ventral artery; intestine receives coeliac-mesenteric artery branchs and cranial and caudal mesenterics arteries branchs; the dorsal and ventral cecum are supplied by cecal dorsal and ventral arteries respectively.
Doppler examination of the splenic artery distal to the bifurcation of the coeliac artery may show an increased resistive index of over 80% and low diastolic velocity in patients with acute torsion of the splenic vascular pedicle.