vesical artery

noun

Medical Definition of vesical artery

: any of several arteries that arise from the internal iliac artery or one of its branches and that supply the urinary bladder and adjacent parts: as
a : any of several arteries that arise from the umbilical artery and supply the upper part of the bladder

called also superior vesical, superior vesical artery

b : one that arises from the internal iliac artery or the internal pudendal artery and that supplies the bladder, prostate, and seminal vesicles

called also inferior vesical, inferior vesical artery

Comments on vesical artery

What made you want to look up vesical artery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

suitable to be imparted to the public

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!