Artery, hepatic
An artery that distributes blood to the liver, pancreas and gallbladder as well as to the stomach and duodenal portion of the small intestine.

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  • Hepatic artery — can refer to: * Common hepatic artery (a branch of the celiac artery) * Hepatic artery proper (a branch of the common hepatic artery) …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatic — He*pat ic, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h[ e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic cinnabar — Hepatic He*pat ic, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h[ e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic duct — Hepatic He*pat ic, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h[ e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic gas — Hepatic He*pat ic, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h[ e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic mercurial ore — Hepatic He*pat ic, a. [L. hepaticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yak?t: cf. F. h[ e]patique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic artery proper — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria hepatica propria GraySubject = 154 GrayPage = 603 Caption = The hepatic artery proper branches from the common hepatic artery. (Hepatic artery labeled near center, on path to liver at upper left.)… …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatic vein — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venae hepaticae GraySubject = 173 GrayPage = 680 | Caption = Posterior abdominal wall, after removal of the peritoneum, showing kidneys, suprarenal capsules, and great vessels. (Hepatic veins labeled at center …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatic veno-occlusive disease — Classification and external resources ICD 10 K76.5 OMIM 235550 Disease …   Wikipedia

  • Artery of Adamkiewicz — Artery: Artery of Adamkiewicz Latin rami spinales arteriae vertebralis Supplies lumbar enlargement of lower spinal cord[1] Source abdominal aorta, vertebral artery    …   Wikipedia

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