Medical Dictionary

gastric artery


Medical Definition of gastric artery

  1. 1:  a branch of the celiac artery that passes to the cardiac end of the stomach and along the lesser curvature—called also left gastric artery; see right gastric artery

  2. 2:  any of several branches of the splenic artery distributed to the greater curvature of the stomach

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