Definition of Celiac trunk

1. Noun. An artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery.




Celiac Trunk Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Celiac Trunk Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Celiac Trunk

celestifying
celestine
celestine blue B
celestines
celestist
celestists
celestite
celestites
celestrol
celetoid
celetoids
celiac
celiac artery
celiac disease
celiac sprue
celiac trunk (current term)
celiacs
celibacies
celibacist
celibately
celibates
celibatic
celibatist
celibatists
celiectomy
celio-
celiocentesis
celioenterotomy

Literary usage of Celiac trunk

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

1. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1920)
"... solar plexus and dissected around the tripod, formed by the celiac trunk, to break the filaments of the solar plexus and detach the semilunar ganglia. ..."

2. The Diseases of the Stomach by William Ward Van Valzah, James Douglas Nisbet (1898)
"... the celiac trunk, and the solar plexus. Normally, it is inaccessible to palpation. On it, near the pylorus, and about four inches from the cardia, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Celiac trunk

Search for Celiac trunk on Dictionary.com!Search for Celiac trunk on Thesaurus.com!Search for Celiac trunk on Google!Search for Celiac trunk on Wikipedia!

Search