Right gastric artery

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Right gastric artery
The celiac artery and its branches; the stomach has been raised and the peritoneum removed. (Right gastric artery visible at center left.)
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Right gastric artery is at #2 -- the lower of the two arrows.
Source Proper hepatic artery
Vein Right gastric vein
Supplies Stomach
Latin Arteria gastrica dextra
TA A12.2.12.028
FMA 14776
Anatomical terminology

The right gastric artery arises above the pylorus from the proper hepatic artery or less frequently from the common hepatic artery, descends to the pyloric end of the stomach, and passes from right to left along its lesser curvature, supplying it with branches, and anastomosing with the left gastric artery.

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Blood supply to the stomach: left and right gastric artery, left and right gastro-omental artery and short gastric artery.[1]


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ Essential Clinical Anatomy. K.L. Moore & A.M. Agur. Lippincott, 2 ed. 2002. Page 150

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