Definition of Cystic artery

1. Noun. A branch of the hepatic artery; supplies the gall bladder and the surface of the liver.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Cystica
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery

Medical Definition of Cystic artery

1. Origin, right branch of hepatic; distribution, gall bladder and visceral surface of the liver. Synonym: arteria cystica. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cystic Artery

cysteine string protein
cysteine sulfinate desulfinase
cysteine sulfinic acid
cysteine synthase
cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase
cysteinyl leukotriene
cystic acne
cystic artery (current term)
cystic breast disease
cystic bronchiectasis
cystic carcinoma
cystic diathesis
cystic disease of renal medulla
cystic duct
cystic duct cholangiography
cystic fibrosis
cystic fibrosis antigen
cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator
cystic gall duct
cystic goiter
cystic hygroma
cystic hyperplasia

Literary usage of Cystic artery

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

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"Relation of the single cystic artery to the main hepatic ducts. A, In 71 per cent the cystic artery arises to the right of the main hepatic duct. ..."

2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1879)
"The gall-bladder was found to receive branches of supply from no other source; so that in this case the cystic artery was derived from the superior ..."

3. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Robert E. Hermann, Avram M. Cooperman (1921)
"The first clamp may or may not take in the cystic artery. If it does not, the cystic artery is grasped independently. If any stone is found in the cystic ..."

4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The liver is seen in the upper and right portion of the abdominal cavity, with the gall-bladder and the cystic artery on the inferior surface of its right ..."

5. Operative surgery, for students and practitioners by John Joseph McGrath (1921)
"The cystic duct and the immediately adjacent cystic artery and vein are freely ... The cystic artery and vein are usually included in the grasp of the clamp ..."

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