caudal artery


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caudal artery

[′kȯd·əl ′ard·ə·rē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The extension of the dorsal aorta in the tail of a vertebrate.
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Regardless its origin, the cranial artery directs ventralcaudally and sends as a branch the pancreatic-duodenal caudal artery, and a varied number of pancreatic branches (Fig.
lechteri (SdD) on both rat caudal artery and gastric fundus, two experimental models of smooth muscles, to focus on the vascular and gastric effects of this traditional remedy as no data is available on this matter in scientific literature.