iliolumbar artery

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Noun1.iliolumbar artery - an artery that originates in the internal iliac artery and supplies the pelvic muscles and bones
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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15 In the meantime, the uterus escapes from massive necrosis due to blood supply from abundant pelvic collateral circulation and vascular network, together with the traffic branch of iliolumbar artery, ovarian artery, vaginal artery and sacral artery.
The branches arising from the posterior trunk include iliolumbar artery, lateral sacral arteries and superior gluteal artery.