"Epigastric Arteries" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Inferior and external epigastric arteries arise from external iliac; superficial from femoral; superior from internal thoracic. They supply the abdominal muscles, diaphragm, iliac region, and groin. The inferior epigastric artery is used in coronary artery bypass grafting and myocardial revascularization.
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