inferior vesical artery


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in·fe·ri·or ves·i·cal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, internal iliac; distribution, base of bladder, ureter, and (in the male) seminal vesicles, ductus deferens, and prostate; anastomoses, middle rectal, and other vesical branches.
Synonym(s): arteria vesicalis inferior [TA]

inferior vesical artery

an artery in men that supplies branches to the bladder, ureter, seminal vesicle, and prostate.

in·fe·ri·or ves·i·cal ar·te·ry

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr ves'i-kăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, internal iliac; distribution, base of bladder, ureter, and (in the male) seminal vesicles, ductus deferens, and prostate; anastomoses, middle rectal, and other vesical branches.
Synonym(s): arteria vesicalis inferior.
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