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Arteries of Abdominal Wall
Cardiovascular System

Arteries of Abdominal Wall

Arteriae parietis abdominalis

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Description

The anterior abdominal wall is supplied by the superior, inferior, and superficial epigastric arteries, while the posterolateral abdominal wall is primarily supplied by the tenth and eleventh posterior intercostal arteries, the subcostal arteries, and the lumbar arteries.

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