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.
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
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Literary usage of Celiac trunk
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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, ..."