Skip to Content
Medical Term:

aortic bifurcation


Definition: the division of the aorta into right and left common iliac arteries; it occurs at the level of the fourth lumbar vertebral body.

Synonym(s): bifurcatio aortaeTA, bifurcation of aorta

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.