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median sacral artery


Definition: origin, posterior aspect of abdominal aorta just above the bifurcation; distribution, lower lumbar vertebrae, sacrum, and coccyx; anastomoses, lateral sacral, superior and middle rectal.

Synonym(s): arteria sacralis medianaTA, middle sacral artery

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