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pancreaticoduodenal artery

noun

medical Definition of pancreaticoduodenal artery

:either of two arteries that supply the pancreas and duodenum forming an anastomosis giving off numerous branches to these parts:
a :one arising from the superior mesenteric artery called also inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery
b :one arising from the gastroduodenal artery called also superior pancreaticoduodenal artery

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