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Ureteric Branches of Common Iliac Artery
Cardiovascular System

Ureteric Branches of Common Iliac Artery

Rami ureterici arteriae iliacae communis

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Quick Facts

Origin: Common iliac artery.

Course: Laterally towards the ureter.

Branches: None.

Supplied Structures: Ureter.

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Origin

Ureteric branches arise from the common iliac artery.

Course

The ureteric branches of the common iliac artery approach the ureter on its medial aspect.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The ureteric branches of the common iliac artery supply the inferior portion of the abdominal portion of the ureter.

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