renal artery


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n renal artery an artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters
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In literature:

The left renal artery came from the bifurcation of the aorta and the primitive iliacs.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
This is the renal artery.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The paired renal arteries (r.a.) supply the kidneys, and the common iliacs (
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
Additional renal arteries are fairly common.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
The arterial disease in this group is caused by the renal disease.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
The kidneys derive their blood from the renal arteries only.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard

In news:

The role of magnetic resonance angiography in renal artery stenosis.
Stent Placement in Patients With Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis and Impaired Renal FunctionA Randomized Trial.
In this randomized trial, medical treatment of renal artery stenosis was compared with medical treatment plus stenting.