Definition of Renal artery

1. Noun. An artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Renalis
Group relationships: Kidney
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery

Medical Definition of Renal artery

1. A branch of the abdominal aorta which supplies the kidneys, adrenal glands and ureters. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Renal Artery

renal-splanchnic steal
renal-splenic venous shunt
renal adenocarcinoma
renal adenocarcinoma: staging
renal adenocarcinoma: vascularity
renal agents
renal amyloidosis
renal angle
renal artery (current term)
renal artery obstruction
renal artery stenosis
renal ballottement
renal branch of lesser splanchnic nerve
renal branch of vagus nerve
renal calcification
renal calculi
renal calculus
renal cancer
renal capsule
renal carcinosarcoma
renal cast
renal cell cancer
renal cell carcinoma

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 ..."

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