Definition of Hepatic artery

1. Noun. Arteries that supply the liver.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Hepatica
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Group relationships: Liver



Medical Definition of Hepatic artery

1. A branch of the coeliac artery that distributes to the stomach, pancreas, duodenum, liver, gallbladder, and greater omentum. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatic Artery

heparinoids
heparins
heparitin sulfate
heparosan N-sulfate D-glucuronosyl 5-epimerase
hepars
hepat-
hepatatrophia
hepatectomies
hepatectomized
hepatectomy
hepatic
hepatic adenoma
hepatic air
hepatic amoebiasis
hepatic arteries
hepatic artery (current term)
hepatic branches of vagus nerve
hepatic capsulitis
hepatic colic
hepatic coma
hepatic cords
hepatic duct
hepatic encephalopathy
hepatic failure
hepatic fistula
hepatic flexure
hepatic function impairment
hepatic infantilism
hepatic insufficiency

Literary usage of Hepatic artery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The hepatic artery in the adult is intermediate in size between the gastric and splenic ; in the foetus it is the largest of the three branches of the ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"Relations of the right hepatic artery to the main hepatic duct. .4, ... B, In 12 per cent the right hepatic artery passes across the front of the ..."

3. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1899)
"If the section be extensive enough there may be seen here and there sections of the portal vein, hepatic artery and bile- duct running in Glisson's capsule. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"The blood of the hepatic artery is distributed to the liver, and the branches of the hepatic artery terminate in capillaries in the liver. ..."

5. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1889)
"If the section be extensive enough there may be seen here and there sections of the portal vein, hepatic artery and bile- duct running in Glisson's capsule. ..."

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