right gastroepiploic artery

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right gas·tro·o·men·tal ar·ter·y

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origin, gastroduodenal; distribution, greater curvature and walls of stomach and greater omentum; anastomoses, frequently unites with left gastroepiploic, and branches from this arch anastomose with branches of right and left gastric.

right gastroepiploic artery

A terminal branch of the gastroduodenal artery; it runs up along the greater curvature of the stomach from the pyloric region.
See also: artery
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Its presumed persistence between the primitive ventral branches I and II resulted in an atypical origin of the right gastro-omental artery. In addition, a small remnant of the longitudinal anastomosis between branches III and IV and subsequent development of the gastroduodenal artery parallel to the right gastro-omental artery would also explain the anastomosis between these vessels (Figs.