gastroepiploic artery

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gastroepiploic artery

[¦ga·strō¦ep·ə¦plȯik ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Either of two arteries arising from the gastroduodenal and splenic arteries respectively and forming an anastomosis along the greater curvature of the stomach.
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The gastroepiploic artery has long been used in arterial grafting.
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