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artery to tail of pancreas


Definition: origin, splenic artery near the left gastroepiploic; distribution, the tail of the pancreas; anastomoses, with other pancreatic arteries.

Synonym(s): arteria caudae pancreatisTA, caudal pancreatic artery

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