Superior suprarenal artery

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Artery: Superior suprarenal artery
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Posterior abdominal wall, after removal of the peritoneum, showing kidneys, suprarenal capsules, and great vessels.
Latin arteriae suprarenales superiores
Supplies adrenal gland
Source inferior phrenic artery   
Vein suprarenal veins
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
a_61/12156173

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



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

  • SUNY Figs 40:02-05 - "The suprarental glands. Blood supply to the suprarenal glands."



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