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Dorsal pancreatic artery

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Dorsal pancreatic artery

Dorsal pancreatic artery
Branches of the celiac artery.
Latin arteria pancreatica dorsalis
Source splenic artery
Supplies pancreas
Anatomical terminology

The dorsal pancreatic artery is a branch of the splenic artery. It anastomoses with the superior pancreaticoduodenal artery and continues as the inferior pancreatic artery on its lower border.[1]


  1. ^ Kyung Won, PhD. Chung (2005). Gross Anatomy (Board Review). Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 221.  

External links

  • "Pancreatic artery dorsal". Medcyclopaedia.  

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