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Encyclopedia > Gastroduodenal artery
Branches of the celiac artery. The gastroduodenal artery appears on the left part of the figure and overlays/is anterior to the portal vein. The stomach is raised and inverted - compare with celiac artery branches - stomach in situ.
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Branches of the celiac artery. The gastroduodenal artery appears on the left part of the figure and overlays/is anterior to the portal vein. The stomach is raised and inverted - compare with celiac artery branches - stomach in situ.

In anatomy, the gastroduodenal artery is a small blood vessel in the abdomen. It supplies blood to the pylorus (distal part of the stomach) and the proximal part of the duodenum. It arises from the common hepatic artery and terminates in a bifurcation, when it splits into the right gastroepiploic artery and the anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery. celiac artery ... The portal vein is a major vein in the human body draining blood from the digestive system and its associated glands. ... Anatomical drawing of the human muscles from the Encyclopédie. ... The arterial system The blood vessels are part of the circulatory system and function to transport blood throughout the body. ... Template:In progress The human abdomen (from the Latin word meaning belly) is the part of the body between the pelvis and the thorax. ... In anatomy, the stomach (in ancient Greek στόμαχος) is an organ in the alimentary canal used to digest food. ... In anatomy of the digestive system, the duodenum is a hollow jointed tube that connects the stomach to the jejunum. ... 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. ...


The gastroduodenal artery can be the source of a significant gastrointestinal bleed, which may arise as a complication of peptic ulcer disease. Gastrointestinal bleeding describes every form of hemorrhage (blood loss) in the gastrointestinal tract, from the pharynx to the rectum. ...


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Gastroduodenal artery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (364 words)
The gastroduodenal artery appears on the left part of the figure and overlays/is anterior to the portal vein.
In anatomy, the gastroduodenal artery is a small blood vessel in the abdomen.
The gastroduodenal artery can be the source of a significant gastrointestinal bleed, which may arise as a complication of peptic ulcer disease.
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