Coeliac artery


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(Anat.) the artery which issues from the aorta just below the diaphragm; - called also cœliac axis.

See also: Coeliac

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It has been established that an oral sweet taste sensation (OSTS) can exaggerate digestive activation transiently, with observations of increased coeliac artery blood flow (CABF), which supplies the stomach, pancreas, spleen, and liver, following sweet taste stimulation.
The proximal coeliac artery also showed significant stenosis with post-stenotic dilatation.
The splenic artery is usually the largest (6-10 mm in diameter) and most tortuous branch of the coeliac artery having an average length of 13 cm (Range, 8-32 cm).