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Superior suprarenal artery

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Superior suprarenal artery

Superior suprarenal artery
Posterior abdominal wall, after removal of the peritoneum, showing kidneys, suprarenal capsules, and great vessels
Latin Arteria suprarenales superior
Source Inferior phrenic artery
Suprarenal veins
Supplies Adrenal gland
Anatomical terminology

Each (left and right) superior suprarenal artery is a branch of the inferior phrenic artery on that side of the body. The left and right phrenic arteries supply the diaphragm, and come off the aorta.

External links

  • Anatomy figure: 40:02-05 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The suprarental glands. Blood supply to the suprarenal glands."

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