truncus celiacus


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Noun1.truncus celiacus - 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 arterytruncus celiacus - 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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Endovascular interventions made from the femoral region were inconclusive because of extreme angulation of the truncus celiacus, aneurysmal dilatation of the trunk, and tortuosity of the splenic artery.