Medical Dictionary

pancreaticoduodenal artery


Medical Definition of pancreaticoduodenal artery

  1. :  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 arteryb:  one arising from the gastroduodenal artery—called also superior pancreaticoduodenal artery

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