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lumbar branch of iliolumbar artery


Definition: terminal branch of iliolumbar artery (with iliac branch) that ascends to supply psoas major and quadratus lumborum muscles; anastomosis: fourth lumbar artery.

Synonym(s): ramus lumbalis arteriae iliolumbalisTA

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