ventral splanchnic arteries

ven·tral splanch·nic ar·ter·ies

arteries that arise in the embryo from the dorsal aorta and are distributed to the digestive tract.
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The hepatomesenteric trunk is considered to build due to degeneration and adhesion of ventral splanchnic arteries [22].
DISCUSSION: The developing gut is supplied by paired ventral splanchnic arteries. As dorsal aortae fuse, they merge as unpaired trunks.