Definition: 'Lumbar Arteries'
lumbar arteriesType: Term
1. origin, abdominal aorta; one of four or five pairs; distribution, lumbar vertebrae, muscles of back, abdominal wall; anastomoses, intercostal, subcostal, superior, and inferior epigastric, deep circumflex iliac, and iliolumbar.
Synonyms: arteriae lumbales
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