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(anterior and posterior) superior pancreaticoduodenal artery


Definition: origin, gastroduodenal; one of two terminal arteries, anterior and superior; distribution, head of pancreas, duodenum, bile duct; anastomoses (anterior and posterior), inferior pancreaticoduodenal, splenic.

Synonym(s): arteria pancreaticoduodenalis superior (anterior et posterior)TA

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