Renal artery

Renal Artery: A branch of the abdominal aorta which supplies the kidneys, adrenal glands and ureters.1

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Renal Artery: Either of two arteries (right or left) that arise from the aorta to supply the kidneys.2


Types may include:3

Types of Renal Artery:

  • Accessory Renal Artery
  • Left Renal Artery
  • Right Renal Artery

Categories for Renal artery

Category of Renal Artery:

  • Abdominal Aorta Branch

Anatomy Articles

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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.

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