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Encyclopedia > Superior epigastric artery
Superior epigastric artery, internal thoracic artery and inferior epigastric artery.
Superior epigastric artery, internal thoracic artery and inferior epigastric artery.

In human anatomy, superior epigastric artery refers to a blood vessel that carries oxygenated blood and arises from the internal thoracic artery. It anastomoses with the inferior epigastric artery at the umbilicus and supplies the anterior part of the abdominal wall and some of the diaphragm. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (448x700, 108 KB)http://us. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (448x700, 108 KB)http://us. ... Right internal thoracic artery and its branches. ... Right inferior epigastric artery - view from inside of abdomen. ... Human anatomy or anthropotomy is a special field within anatomy. ... The arterial system The blood vessels are part of the circulatory system and function to transport blood throughout the body. ... Red blood cells (erythrocytes) are present in the blood and help carry oxygen to the rest of the cells in the body Blood is a circulating tissue composed of fluid plasma and cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets). ... Right internal thoracic artery and its branches. ... Anastomoses any connection between two arteries providing collateral (redundant) circulation of blood to a tissue. ... Right inferior epigastric artery - view from inside of abdomen. ... An umbilicus which appears as a depression in the abdomen is referred to as an innie. The umbilicus (commonly called a navel, or belly or tummy button), is essentially a scar caused at birth by the removal of the umbilical cord from a newborn baby. ... The abdomen (from the Latin word meaning belly) is the part of the body between the pelvis and the thorax. ... A diaphragm is some sort of separating membrane. ...


Along its course, it is accompanied by a similarly named vein, the superior epigastric vein. In human anatomy, superior epigastric vein refers to a blood vessel that carries deoxygenated blood and drains into the internal thoracic vein. ...


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In zootomy, several terms are used to describe the location of organs and other structures in the body of bilateral animals. ...

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aorta - pulmonary - brachiocephalic (Gray's s141-Gray's s142) 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. ... GPnotebook is a British medical database for general practitioners (GPs. ... SUNY Downstate Medical Center is Brooklyns only academic medical center. ... 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. ... The pulmonary arteries carry blood from the heart to the lungs. ... The brachiocephalic artery (or trunk) is an artery of the mediastinum that supplies blood to the right arm and the head. ... 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. ...


HEAD: common carotid - carotid - superficial temporal artery - external carotid - facial - maxillary - middle meningeal - internal carotid - vertebral - ophthalmic - retinal - basilar | (Gray's s143-Gray's s146) A human head In anatomy, the head of an animal is the anterior part (from anatomical position) that comprises the mouth, the brain and various sensory organs (e. ... Left Common Carotid Artery- One of three arteries that originate along the aortic arch. ... In human anatomy, the carotid artery is a major artery of the head and neck. ... Arteries of the neck - right side. ... The carotid artery is a major artery of the head and neck. ... The Facial artery is an artery that supplies blood to several cranial structures. ... 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. ... The carotid artery is a major artery of the head and neck that supplies blood to the head and neck. ... The vertebral arteries are branches of the subclavian arteries. ... 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 basilar artery is one of the arteries which the brain supplies with oxygen-rich blood. ... 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. ...


BRAIN: circle of Willis (anterior cerebral - anterior communicating - posterior cerebral - posterior communicating) - middle cerebral - anterior spinal | (Gray's s147) A human head In anatomy, the head of an animal is the anterior part (from anatomical position) that comprises the mouth, the brain and various sensory organs (e. ... 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. ... The middle cerebral artery (MCA) is one of the three major arteries that supplies blood to the brain. ... In human anatomy, the anterior spinal artery is the blood vessel that supplies the anterior portion of the spinal cord. ... 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. ...


ARMS: subclavian (posterior inferior cerebellar) - internal thoracic - superior epigastric - axillary - lateral thoracic - subscapular - thoracoacromial - dorsal scapular - brachial - radial - ulnar | (Gray's s148-Gray's s152) ARM may stand for: Most likely: ARM Ltd (originally Advanced RISC Machines) ARM architecture CPU design or one of its derivatives developed by ARM Ltd (originally called The Acorn RISC Machine) Adjustable rate mortgage Annotated Reference Manual (C++) Artificial rupture of membranes (see amniotic sac) the ISO 3166-1 3... The subclavian artery is a major artery of the upper thorax that mainly supplies blood to the head and arms. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ...


TRUNK: bronchial - renal - left gastric - hepatic - common hepatic - celiac artery - gastroduodenal - gastroepiploic - splenic - mesenteric (superior - inferior) - marginal - iliac (common - external - internal) - Internal pudendal - artery of Adamkiewicz - umbilical - | (Gray's s153-Gray's s156) 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. ... Human kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed The renal arteries normally arise off the abdominal aorta and supply the kidneys with blood. ... 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. ... celiac artery ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... Branches of the celiac artery. ... 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 anatomy, inferior mesenteric artery supplies the large intestine from the left colic (or splenic) flexure to the upper part of the rectum. ... Frontal view of the abdominal aorta and the territory supplied by the inferior mesenteric artery. ... The Iliac artery is one of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... Bifurcation of the aorta and the right iliac arteries - side view. ... Internal pudental artery is the terminal branch of the anterior trunk of the internal iliac artery which supplies the external genitalia. ... In human anatomy, the artery of Adamkiewicz, also 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. ... 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. ...


LEGS: femoral - inferior epigastric - profunda femoris - peroneal - popliteal - anterior tibial - dorsalis pedis - posterior tibial | (Gray's s157-Gray's s162) In common language leg refers to the entire lower limb, including (at least) the thigh, the knee, and the calf. ... Femoral artery and its major branches - right thigh, anterior view. ... Right inferior epigastric artery - view from inside of abdomen. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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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