Definition of Common iliac artery

1. Noun. Terminal branches of the abdominal aorta.

Generic synonyms: Arteria Iliaca, Iliac Artery



Medical Definition of Common iliac artery

1. One of the two terminal branches of the abdominal aorta; opposite the lumbosacral joint, it bifurcates to form the internal iliac and the external iliac. Synonym: arteria iliaca communis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Iliac Artery

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common gum cistus
common heath
common hepatic artery
common hepatic duct
common hepatica
common hop
common hops
common horehound
common hornbeam
common hornbeams
common horsetail
common horsetails
common hyacinth
common iguana
common iliac artery (current term)
common iliac lymph nodes
common iliac vein
common intermediate
common interosseous artery
common ion effect
common ivy
common jasmine
common juniper
common kestrel
common kestrels
common kingsnake
common knowledge
common laburnum
common lady's-slipper

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 ..."

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