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3.3.18 Review of blood vessels and nerves of the abdominal region


Now let’s review what we’ve seen of the blood vessels and nerves of the abdominal region.

Here’s the abdominal aorta, the celiac trunk, the superior mesenteric, and inferior mesenteric arteries. Here are the renal arteries, the testicular (or ovarian) arteries, the lumbar arteries, the median sacral artery. Here's the common iliac, internal iliac, external iliac, and femoral artery; the deep circumflex iliac, and inferior epigastric arteries. The inferior vena cava, the hepatic veins.

Here are the subcostal nerve, the ilio-hypogastric, and ilio-inguinal nerves, the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh, the genitofemoral nerve, the femoral nerve, and the obturator nerve.

Here’s the sympathetic trunk, a sympathetic ganglion, and the vagus nerve.

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