Coeliac artery
Coeliac C[oe]"li*ac, Celiac Ce"li*ac, a. [L. coeliacus, Gr. ?, fr. ? belly, fr. koi^los hollow.] Relating to the abdomen, or to the cavity of the abdomen. [1913 Webster]

{C[oe]liac artery} (Anat.), the artery which issues from the aorta just below the diaphragm; -- called also {c[oe]liac axis}.

{C[oe]liac flux}, {C[oe]liac passion} (Med.), a chronic flux or diarrhea of undigested food. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • coeliac artery — a branch of the coeliaco mesenteric artery (from the dorsal aorta) that serves the stomach, particularly the right side, and has branches serving the swimbladder and anterior dorsal mesentery (pneumatic artery), the liver (hepatic artery), the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • coeliac artery — noun or coeliac axis : a short thick artery arising from the aorta just below the diaphragm and dividing almost immediately into the gastric, hepatic, and splenic branches …   Useful english dictionary

  • coeliac ganglion — noun : either of a pair of collateral sympathetic ganglia, the largest of the autonomic system, lying one on each side of the coeliac artery near the suprarenal gland …   Useful english dictionary

  • coeliac axis — noun see coeliac artery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coeliac — C[oe] li*ac, Celiac Ce li*ac, a. [L. coeliacus, Gr. ?, fr. ? belly, fr. koi^los hollow.] Relating to the abdomen, or to the cavity of the abdomen. [1913 Webster] {C[oe]liac artery} (Anat.), the artery which issues from the aorta just below the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coeliac axis — Coeliac C[oe] li*ac, Celiac Ce li*ac, a. [L. coeliacus, Gr. ?, fr. ? belly, fr. koi^los hollow.] Relating to the abdomen, or to the cavity of the abdomen. [1913 Webster] {C[oe]liac artery} (Anat.), the artery which issues from the aorta just… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coeliac flux — Coeliac C[oe] li*ac, Celiac Ce li*ac, a. [L. coeliacus, Gr. ?, fr. ? belly, fr. koi^los hollow.] Relating to the abdomen, or to the cavity of the abdomen. [1913 Webster] {C[oe]liac artery} (Anat.), the artery which issues from the aorta just… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coeliac passion — Coeliac C[oe] li*ac, Celiac Ce li*ac, a. [L. coeliacus, Gr. ?, fr. ? belly, fr. koi^los hollow.] Relating to the abdomen, or to the cavity of the abdomen. [1913 Webster] {C[oe]liac artery} (Anat.), the artery which issues from the aorta just… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Celiac artery — Artery: Cantelmi[citation needed] artery The celiac artery and its branches. (Celiac artery visibile at center.) …   Wikipedia

  • gastric artery — noun the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach • Syn: ↑arteria gastrica • Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel • Hyponyms: ↑right gastric artery, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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