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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