Medical Definition of Artery, splenic

Artery, splenic: A large artery within the abdomen that arises from an arterial vessel called the celiac trunk, which emerges from the aorta. The splenic artery supplies blood not only to the spleen, but also to the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, and pancreas.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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Reviewed on 9/7/2018