somatic arteries

so·mat·ic ar·ter·ies

arteries that arise in the embryo from the dorsal aorta and supply the body wall; they persist almost unchanged as the posterior intercostal, subcostal, and lumbar arteries.
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In comparison with other arteries, He showed that the RA reactivity is between that of the gastroepiploic artery (representative of the splanchnic arteries, highest reactivity) and that of the coronary and somatic arteries (internal mammary artery and inferior epigastric artery, lowest reactivity).