common iliac artery

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com·mon il·i·ac ar·ter·y

[TA]
one of two terminal branches of the abdominal aorta; anterior to the sacroiliac joint at the level of the sacral promontory, it bifurcates to form the internal iliac and the external iliac.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca communis [TA]

common iliac artery

n.
Either of two arteries into which the abdominal aorta divides at the level of the fourth lumbar vertebra, each one then dividing at the level of the pelvic brim into internal and external iliac arteries.

com·mon il·i·ac ar·te·ry

(kom'ŏn il'ē-ak ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
One of two terminal branches of the abdominal aorta; anterior to the sacroiliac joint at the level of the sacral promontory, it bifurcates to form the internal iliac and the external iliac.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca communis.
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