suprarenal artery

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suprarenal artery n.

  1. An artery with origin in the renal artery, with distribution to an adrenal gland; inferior suprarenal artery.

  2. An artery with origin in the aorta, with distribution to an adrenal gland, and with anastomoses to the superior and inferior suprarenal arteries; middle suprarenal artery.

  3. An artery with origin in the inferior phrenic artery, with distribution to an adrenal gland; superior suprarenal artery.

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