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celiac (arterial) trunk


Definition: origin, abdominal aorta just below diaphragm; branches, left gastric, common hepatic, splenic.

Synonym(s): truncus celiacusTA, arteria celiaca, celiac artery, celiac axis, Haller tripod

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