inferior pancreatic artery(redirected from arteria pancreatica inferior)
in·fe·ri·or pan·cre·at·ic ar·ter·y[TA]
origin, dorsal pancreatic; distribution, body and tail of pancreas; anastomoses, great pancreatic artery.
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inferior pancreatic artery
A branch of the superior mesenteric artery; it supplies blood to the proximal duodenum and the head of the pancreas, and it anastomoses with the superior pancreaticoduodenal artery.
See also: artery
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