arcuate artery of kidney
arcuate artery of kidney n.
Any of the branches of the interlobar arteries of the kidney that turn at the junction of the cortex and medulla and proceed at right angles to the parent stem and approximately parallel to the surface of the kidney.
- Arcuate artery
arcuate artery arcuate artery n. An artery with its origin in the dorsal artery of the foot, with deep plantar, dorsal metatarsal, and dorsal digital branches.
- Arcuate fiber
arcuate fiber arcuate fiber n. Any of the nervous or tendinous fibers forming an arch between parts, such as those connecting adjacent gyri in the cerebral cortex.
- Arcuate ligament
arcuate ligament arcuate ligament n. A thickening of the fascia of the lumbar quadrate muscle, between the transverse process of the first lumbar vertebra and the twelfth rib on either side, that gives attachment to a portion of the diaphragm; lateral arcuate ligament. A tendinous thickening of the fascia of the greater psoas muscle that […]
- Arcuate nuclei
arcuate nuclei arcuate nuclei pl.n. A variable assembly of small-cell groups on the ventral and medial aspects of the pyramid in the medulla oblongata.