Superior suprarenal artery

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Artery: Superior suprarenal artery
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
/ Elsevier

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."