uterine artery

noun

: an artery that arises from the internal iliac artery and after following a course between the layers of the broad ligament reaches the uterus at the cervix and supplies the uterus and adjacent parts and during pregnancy the placenta

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“Uterine artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/uterine%20artery. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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