Definition of Arteria gastrica sinistra

1. Noun. A branch of the celiac artery that supplies the lesser curvature of the stomach and the abdominal part of the esophagus.

Exact synonyms: Left Gastric Artery
Generic synonyms: Arteria Gastrica, Gastric Artery



Medical Definition of Arteria gastrica sinistra

1. Origin, coeliac; distribution, cardia of stomach at lesser curvature, abdominal part of the oesophagus, and, frequently, a portion of the left lobe of the liver via an aberrant left hepatic branch; anastomoses, oesophageal, right gastric. Synonym: arteria gastrica sinistra, coronary artery. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria Gastrica Sinistra

arteria epigastrica superficialis
arteria epigastrica superior
arteria episcleralis
arteria ethmoidalis
arteria ethmoidalis anterior
arteria ethmoidalis posterior
arteria facialis
arteria femoralis
arteria fibularis
arteria frontalis
arteria frontobasalis lateralis
arteria frontobasalis medialis
arteria gastrica
arteria gastrica breves
arteria gastrica dextra
arteria gastrica sinistra (current term)
arteria gastro-omentalis dextra
arteria gastro-omentalis sinistra
arteria gastroduodenalis
arteria genus descendens
arteria genus inferior lateralis
arteria genus inferior medialis
arteria genus media
arteria genus superior lateralis
arteria genus superior medialis
arteria glutea inferior
arteria glutea superior
arteria glutes
arteria gyri angularis
arteria hepatica

Literary usage of Arteria gastrica sinistra

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1. The Arteries of the gastro-intestinal tract with inosculation circle by Byron Robinson (1908)
"The arteria gastrica will be described as (I) arteria gastrica dextra and (II) as arteria gastrica sinistra. Right Gastric Artery. /. ..."

2. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"arteria gastrica sinistra (OT Coronary Artery).—The left gastric artery is the smallest of the three branches of the ..."

3. Surgical operations: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by Friedrich Pels-Leusden (1912)
"The very short trunk of this artery sends off first toward the left side the left gastric coronary artery (arteria gastrica sinistra of the new ..."

4. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"arteria gastrica sinistra (OT Coronary Artery).—The left gastric artery is the smallest of the three branches of the ..."

5. A Text-book of clinical anatomy for students and practitioners: For Students by Daniel Nathan Eisendrath (1907)
"The hepatic artery gives off the pyloric artery (arteria gas- trica dextra) which joins with the left coronary or gastric artery (arteria gastrica sinistra) ..."

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