pancreatic artery


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pancreatic artery

Any of the many small branches of the splenic or the superior mesenteric artery that supplies blood to the pancreas.
See also: artery
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(3.) Karakose M, Peker T, Gulekon N, Yucel D, Oktem H, Numerical variation of the celiac trunk and anatomical variation in origin and course of the dorsal pancreatic artery, Saudi Med J.
Studies indicated that the collateral routes were immediately evident during HAO and that most collateral arteries originated from the inferior phrenic artery (IPA), the SMA, celiac axis, LGA, or the dorsal pancreatic artery [11-13,15,16].