celiac trunk


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Noun1.celiac trunk - an artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic arteryceliac trunk - an artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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This edition has reworked chapters on the heart and lungs and contains 20 new dissections, such as for the ligaments of the vertebral column and the costovertebral joints, the arteries of the celiac trunk, the branches of the abdominal aorta, the iliac vessels, the female recto-uterine pouch, and the male perineal neurovascular structures.
Liver was removed after dividing supra and common infra hepatic IVC, portal vein and celiac trunk.
Lord et al documented actual injury to the celiac trunk in 1968.