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Encyclopedia > Common iliac artery
Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. Hypogastric artery is an old term for internal iliac artery.
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Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. Hypogastric artery is an old term for internal iliac artery.

The common iliac arteries are large arteries that connect the aorta to the external iliac arteries and internal iliac arteries. They originate from the aortic bifurcation and terminate when bifurcating (on both the left and right) into the external iliac artery and internal iliac artery. The largest artery in the human body, the aorta originates from the left ventricle of the heart and brings oxygenated blood to all parts of the body in the systemic circulation. ... Section of an artery An artery or arterial is also a class of highway. ... The largest artery in the human body, the aorta originates from the left ventricle of the heart and brings oxygenated blood to all parts of the body in the systemic circulation. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... A bifurcation (from latin bifurcare) can be river bifurcation - the (infrequently observed) forking of a river into distributaries a period-doubling phenomenon known from chaos theory, see: bifurcation diagram the partial or total splitting of a human penis for pleasurable or decorative reasons. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ...


Both common iliac arteries are accompanied along their course by common iliac veins. The common iliac veins are formed by the external iliac veins and internal iliac veins and together, in the abdomen at about the level of the umbilicus, form the inferior vena cava. ...


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Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...

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VI. The Arteries. 5b. The Common Iliac Arteries. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (3458 words)
The left common iliac artery is in relation, in front, with the peritoneum, the small intestines, branches of the sympathetic nerves, and the superior hemorrhoidal artery; and is crossed at its point of bifurcation by the ureter.
It distributes branches to the Obturator externus, Pectineus, Adductores, and Gracilis, and anastomoses with the posterior branch and with the medial femoral circumflex artery.
The arteries of the gluteal and posterior femoral regions.
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