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lumbar arteries


Definition: origin, abdominal aorta; one of four or five pairs; distribution, lumbar vertebrae, muscles of back, abdominal wall; anastomoses, intercostal, subcostal, superior, and inferior epigastric, deep circumflex iliac, and iliolumbar.

Synonym(s): arteriae lumbalesTA

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