Definition of External iliac artery

1. Noun. The outer branch of the common iliac artery on either side of the body; becomes the femoral artery.

Generic synonyms: Arteria Iliaca, Iliac Artery



Medical Definition of External iliac artery

1. Origin, common iliac; branches, inferior epigastric, deep circumflex iliac; becomes the femoral at the inguinal ligament. Synonym: arteria iliaca externa. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of External Iliac Artery

external dental epithelium
external drive
external ear
external ears
external exudative retinopathy
external fertilization
external fistula
external fixation
external fixators
external gill
external haemorrhoid
external haemorrhoids
external hydrocephalus
external iliac artery (current term)
external iliac lymph nodes
external iliac plexus
external iliac vein
external intercostal membrane
external intercostal muscles
external jugular vein
external link
external links
external lip of iliac crest
external malleolar sign
external malleolus
external mammary artery

Literary usage of External iliac artery

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The external iliac artery is larger in the adult than the internal iliac, ... The surface line indicating the course of the external iliac artery has been ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The external iliac artery is larger in the adult than the internal iliac, ... The surface line indicating the course of the external iliac artery has been ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1875)
"... of the external iliac artery. By CCF GAY, MD, Surgeon Buffalo General Hospital. Reported by BERNARD BARTOW, MD, Resident Physician. (With a wood-cut. ..."

4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The external iliac artery is the first or abdominal portion of the great ... Towards its termination each external iliac artery is crossed by the deep ..."

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