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Encyclopedia > External iliac artery
Artery: External iliac artery
The relations of the femoral and abdominal inguinal rings, seen from within the abdomen. Right side. (External iliac artery is large artery at center.)
Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. (External iliac artery is artery at upper left.)
Latin a. iliaca externa
Gray's subject #156 622
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From common iliac arteries
To femoral arteries, inferior epigastric arteries
Vein external iliac veins
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The external iliac arteries are large arteries that connect the femoral arteries to the common iliac arteries. They originate from where the common iliac arteries bifurcate into the external iliac arteries and internal iliac arteries. Immediately above the inguinal ligament, the inferior epigastric artery arises, and goes upward to anastomose with superior epigastric artery (a branch of internal thoracic artery). They terminate at the inferior margin of the inguinal ligaments. Image File history File links Gray547. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (700x754, 174 KB)http://us. ... 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. ... In human anatomy, iliac artery refers to several anatomical structures located in the pelvis: Common iliac artery - forms at terminus of the aorta. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... Femoral artery and its major branches - right thigh, anterior view. ... Right inferior epigastric artery - view from inside of abdomen. ... Veins of the abdomen and lower limb - inferior vena cava, common iliac vein, external iliac vein, internal iliac vein, femoral vein and their tributaries. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ... Section of an artery An arterial road is a class of highway. ... Femoral artery and its major branches - right thigh, anterior view. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... The noun bifurcation (from latin bifurcare, to split (fork) into two), has several related meanings. ... The Internal iliac artery, formerly known as the hypogastric artery, supplies the walls and viscera of the pelvis, the buttock, the reproductive organs, and the medial compartment of the thigh. ... Right inferior epigastric artery - view from inside of abdomen. ... Superior epigastric artery, internal thoracic artery and inferior epigastric artery. ... Right internal thoracic artery and its branches. ... The inguinal ligament is a band running from the pubic tubercle to the anterior superior iliac spine. ...


Both external iliac arteries are accompanied along their course by external iliac veins. Veins of the abdomen and lower limb - inferior vena cava, common iliac vein, external iliac vein, internal iliac vein, femoral vein and their tributaries. ...


Significant branches of the external iliac artery

The inferior epigastric arteries arise from the external iliac arteries. Right inferior epigastric artery - view from inside of abdomen. ...


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EXTERNAL CAROTID: superior thyroid - lingual - facial - occipital - stylomastoid - superficial temporal artery - maxillary - middle meningeal | (Gray's s144) The carotid artery is a major artery of the head and neck. ... The superior thyroid artery arises from the external carotid artery just below the level of the greater cornu of the hyoid bone and ends in the thyroid gland. ... The lingual artery arises from the external carotid between the superior thyroid and external maxillary; it first runs obliquely upward and medialward to the greater cornu of the hyoid bone; it then curves downward and forward, forming a loop which is crossed by the hypoglossal nerve, and passing beneath the... The Facial artery is an artery that supplies blood to several cranial structures. ... occipital artery ... The Stylomastoid Artery enters the stylomastoid foramen and supplies the tympanic cavity, the tympanic antrum and mastoid cells, and the semicircular canals. ... Arteries of the neck - right side. ... The maxillary artery is the larger of the two terminal branches of the external carotid artery. ... The middle meningeal artery is typically the first branch of the first part (retromandibular part) of the maxillary artery; one of the two terminal branches of the external carotid artery. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ...


INTERNAL CAROTID: ophthalmic - retinal - middle cerebral | (Gray's s146) The carotid artery is a major artery of the head and neck that supplies blood to the head and neck. ... The opthalmic artery is a branch of the internal carotid artery which supplies branches to supply the eye and other structures in the orbit: Central retinal artery Supraorbital artery Supratrochlear artery Lacrimal artery Dorsal nasal artery Short posterior ciliary arteries Long posterior ciliary arteries Posterior ethmoidal artery Anterior ethmoidal artery... The retinal artery or central retinal artery comes off the ophthalmic artery, running inferior to the optic nerve within its dural sheath to the eyeball. ... The middle cerebral artery (MCA) is one of the three major arteries that supplies blood to the brain. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ...


CIRCLE OF WILLIS: anterior cerebral - anterior communicating - posterior cerebral - posterior communicating | (Gray's s147) Circle of Willis in the human brain. ... The anterior cerebral artery supplies oxygen to most medial portions of frontal lobes and superior medial parietal lobes. ... The arterial circle and arteries of the brain. ... The arterial circle and arteries of the brain. ... The arterial circle and arteries of the brain. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ...


SUBCLAVIAN: vertebral - anterior spinal - posterior inferior cerebellar - internal thoracic - superior epigastric - basilar | ((Gray's s148) The subclavian artery is a major artery of the upper thorax that mainly supplies blood to the head and arms. ... The vertebral arteries are branches of the subclavian arteries. ... In human anatomy, the anterior spinal artery is the blood vessel that supplies the anterior portion of the spinal cord. ... The posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) is one of the three main arterial blood supplies for the cerebellum. ... Right internal thoracic artery and its branches. ... Superior epigastric artery, internal thoracic artery and inferior epigastric artery. ... The basilar artery is one of the arteries which the brain supplies with oxygen-rich blood. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ...


AXILLA: axillary (lateral thoracic - subscapular - thoracoacromial - dorsal scapular) - brachial - radial - ulnar - posterior interosseous | (Gray's s149-Gray's s152) The armpit (or axilla) is the area on the human body directly under the area where the arm connects to the shoulder. ... Axillary artery and its branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. ... Lateral thoracic artery and the axillary artery, with its other branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. ... Axillary artery and its branches - anterior view of right upper limb and thorax. ... The thoracoacromial artery (a. ... The Dorsal scapular artery (or descending scapular artery) is a blood vessel which supplies the latissimus dorsi, levator scapulae, rhomboids, and trapezius. ... The brachial artery is a blood vessel of the upper arm. ... Arteries of the right forearm - anterior view. ... Arteries of the right forearm - anterior view. ... The dorsal interosseous artery (posterior interosseous artery) is an artery of the forearm. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ...


DESCENDING AORTA: thoracic aorta - bronchial - abdominal aorta - celiac artery (left gastric - hepatic - common hepatic - gastroduodenal - gastroepiploic - splenic - short gastric) - mesenteric (superior - inferior) - marginal - renal | (Gray's s153-Gray's s154) 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. ... 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. ... Bronchial Artery The bronchial arteries supply nutrients and oxygen to the root of the lungs, the supporting tissues of the lungs, and the visceral pleura of the lungs. ... AORTA can also mean always-on real-time access, referring to WAN computer networks. ... celiac artery ... The left gastric artery arises from the coeliac trunk, and runs along the superior portion of the lesser curvature of the stomach, while the right gastric artery supplies the inferior portion. ... Hepatic artery is an artery that distributes blood to the liver, pancreas and gallbladder as well as to the stomach and duodenal portion of the small intestine. ... Branches of the celiac artery - stomach in situ. ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... The short gastric arteries (vasa brevia) consist of from five to seven small branches, which arise from the end of the lienal artery, and from its terminal divisions. ... The superior mesenteric artery arises from the anterior surface of the aorta, just inferior to the origin of the celiac trunk, and supplies the intestine from the duodenum and pancreas to the left colic flexure. ... In human anatomy, the inferior mesenteric artery, often abbreviated as IMA, supplies the large intestine from the left colic (or splenic) flexure to the upper part of the rectum, which includes the descending colon, the sigmoid colon, and part of the rectum. ... Frontal view of the abdominal aorta and the territory supplied by the inferior mesenteric artery. ... Human kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed The renal arteries normally arise off the abdominal aorta and supply the kidneys with blood. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ...


ILIAC/FETAL: common iliac - internal iliac - internal pudendal - external iliac - inferior epigastric - artery of Adamkiewicz - umbilical | (Gray's s155-Gray's s156) In human anatomy, iliac artery refers to several anatomical structures located in the pelvis: Common iliac artery - forms at terminus of the aorta. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... The Internal iliac artery, formerly known as the hypogastric artery, supplies the walls and viscera of the pelvis, the buttock, the reproductive organs, and the medial compartment of the thigh. ... Internal pudendal artery is the terminal branch of the anterior trunk of the internal iliac artery which supplies the external genitalia. ... Right inferior epigastric artery - view from inside of abdomen. ... In human anatomy, the Artery of Adamkiewicz, also Adamkiewicz artery, major anterior segmental medullary artery and great anterior segmental medullary artery, is the largest anterior segmental medullary artery. ... Umbilical arteries carry deoxygenated blood from the fetus to the placenta in the umbilical cord. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ...


LEGS: femoral - profunda femoris - popliteal - anterior tibial - dorsalis pedis - posterior tibial - peroneal | (Gray's s157-Gray's s162) Shaved female legs In common usage, a human leg is the lower limb of the body, extending from the hip to the ankle, and including the thigh, the knee, and the cnemis. ... Femoral artery and its major branches - right thigh, anterior view. ... The profunda femoris artery (also known as the deep femoral artery, or the deep artery of the thigh) is a branch of the femoral artery that, as its name suggests, travels more deeply (posteriorly) than the rest of the femoral artery. ... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... Anterior tibial artery and the muscles and bones of the leg - anterior view of right leg. ... In anatomy, the dorsalis pedis artery of the lower limb carries blood to the dorsal surface of the foot, from the anterior tibial artery. ... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... Arteries of the lower limb - posterior view. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition 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. 2. The External Iliac Artery. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (689 words)
—In front and medially, the artery is in relation with the peritoneum, subperitoneal areolar tissue, the termination of the ileum and frequently the vermiform process on the right side, and the sigmoid colon on the left, and a thin layer of fascia, derived from the iliac fascia, which surrounds the artery and vein.
As the inferior epigastric artery passes obliquely upward from its origin it lies along the lower and medial margins of the abdominal inguinal ring, and behind the commencement of the spermatic cord.
It frequently springs from the external iliac, by a common trunk with the obturator.
External iliac artery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (384 words)
The external iliac arteries are large arteries that connect the femoral arteries to the common iliac arteries.
The inferior epigastric arteries arise from the external iliac arteries.
external iliac - inferior epigastric - artery of Adamkiewicz - umbilical
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