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prepancreatic artery


Definition: origin: arises from dorsal pancreatic artery as its left terminal branch; distribution: often double, it runs between the neck and uncinate process of the pancreas to form an arterial arch (arcade) with the anterior superior pancreaticodoudenal artery.

Synonym(s): arteria prepancreaticaTA

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