Definition of Common iliac artery
1. Noun. Terminal branches of the abdominal aorta.
Medical Definition of Common iliac artery
Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Iliac Artery
Literary usage of Common iliac 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 (1897)
"The common iliac artery may be so short that danger may be apprehended from secondary haemorrhage if a ligature is applied to it. It would be preferable, ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"Immediate Compression of the common iliac artery for the Prevention of Hemorrhage during Operations upon the Lower Extremity, particularly in liefer ence. ..."
3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Luther Holden (1878)
"The common iliac artery may be so short that danger may be apprehended from secondary hemorrhage if a ligature is applied to it. It would be preferable, ..."
4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The common iliac artery of each side is covered by peritoneum, and overlapped by coils of the small intestine; furthermore, it is crossed by the large ..."
5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The left common iliac artery divides lower down more frequently than the right. ... The application of a ligature to the common iliac artery may be required ..."
6. A System of human anatomy, general and special by Erasmus Wilson, George Buchanan, Henry Edward Clark (1880)
"... and externally with the psoas magnus. The INTERNAL ILIAC ARTERY is a short trunk, varying Fio. 245.—nine arteries, i. Aorta. 2. Left common iliac artery ..."