common hepatic artery

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com·mon he·pa·tic ar·ter·y

origin, terminal branch (with splenic artery) celiac trunk; branches, right gastric (variable), gastroduodenal, and proper hepatic.
Synonym(s): arteria hepatica communis [TA]
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com·mon he·pa·tic ar·te·ry

(kom'ŏn he-pat'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, celiac;branches, right gastric, gastroduodenal, and proper hepatic.
Synonym(s): arteria hepatica communis.
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common hepatic artery

A branch of the celiac artery. It runs forward and to the right. After giving off the gastroduodenal artery, the common hepatic artery continues toward the liver as the hepatic artery.
See also: artery
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When the truncus level has been reached, arteria hepatica communis and the left gastric artery, which became easily identified because of the prestenotic dilation, were prepared from the exit site, but the splenic artery was not isolated, as it was the branch of truncus coeliacus reaching to the caudal part of pancreas.

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