lumbar artery

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Related to arteriae lumbales: Lumbar veins, Median sacral artery, Common iliac arteries, Subcostal arteries

lumbar artery

[′ləm‚bär ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Any of the four or five pairs of branches of the abdominal aorta opposite the lumbar region of the spine; supplies blood to loin muscles, skin on the sides of the abdomen, and the spinal cord.
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