Definition of Renal artery
1. Noun. An artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters.
Group relationships: Kidney
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Medical Definition of Renal artery
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Literary usage of Renal 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)
"Frequently there is a second renal artery, which is given off from the abdominal aorta either above or below the renal artery proper, the former being the ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"Concerning Ligation of the renal artery and Vein. ... he concludes that complete arrest of the circulation in the renal artery and vein so interferes with ..."
3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1906)
"Fibrosis of media of renal artery from a case of granular kidney. Note persistence of muscle along margins of media. Fig. 8. Elastic tissue in media of ..."
4. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"... the capillaries of the capsule and of the surrounding fat-tissue of the kidney, which arise partly from small branches of the renal artery before it ..."
5. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"The renal artery may be replaced by two, three, four, or even fire branches ... In some cases a renal artery has been seen to proceed from the aorta at its ..."
6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"Two of these vessels enter the anterior portion and two the posterior portion of the kidney. There may l>e but one renal artery; there may ..."