external iliac artery(redirected from arteria iliaca externa)
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ex·ter·nal il·i·ac ar·ter·y[TA]
origin, as terminal branch (with internal iliac artery of common iliac; branches, inferior epigastric, deep circumflex iliac; becomes the femoral at the inguinal ligament.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca externa [TA]
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external iliac artery
One of the two end branches of the common iliac artery; it runs, retroperitoneally, along the linea terminalis of the pelvis. Its branches include the inferior epigastric artery and the deep circumflex iliac artery.See: aorta (Branches of aorta) for illus.
See also: artery
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