right gastric artery

noun

Medical Definition of right gastric artery

: an artery that arises from the hepatic artery, passes to the left along the lesser curvature of the stomach while giving off a number of branches, and eventually joins a branch of the left gastric artery

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“Right gastric artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/right%20gastric%20artery. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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