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Noun: hypogastric artery  ,hI-pu'gas-trik 'aa(r)-tu-ree
  1. The inner branch of the common iliac artery on either side of the body; divides into several branches that supply blood to the pelvic and gluteal areas
    - internal iliac artery

Derived forms: hypogastric arteries

Type of: arteria iliaca, iliac artery

Encyclopedia: Hypogastric artery