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renal artery

 

Definition: origin, at L1 vertebral level as the second and largest pair of lateral visceral branches of the abdominal aorta; branches, segmental, ureteral, and inferior suprarenal; distribution, kidney.

Synonym(s): arteria renalisTA

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