Arteries for Which A&P Students Are Responsible

Arteries for Which A&P Students Are Responsible

Page references in Martini, Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, 5th Ed. (2001).

HEART P. 657, 658, 666
pulmonary trunk (splits to form)
R & L pulmonary arteries
Ascending Aorta
R & L coronary arteries
anterior interventricular artery
circumflex artery
anterior & posterior interventricular arteries

THORAX p. 725, 726, 730
Aortic Arch
brachiocephalic
R common carotid
internal carotid (to brain)
external carotid
(to face and scalp)
R subclavian
R axillary
R brachial
L common carotid
L subclavian
L axillary
L brachial
Descending aorta
R internal thoracic
intercostal arteries

NECK p. 728
common carotid
carotid sinus
external carotid
facial
occipital
maxillary
superficial temporal
internal carotid
vertebral

BRAIN p.729
R & L vertebral arteries
basilar
R & L internal carotids

Circle of Willis:
posterior cerebral
posterior communicating
middle cerebral
anterior communicating
anterior cerebral

ABDOMEN p. 730, 732
celiac artery
L gastric artery (L most)
splenic artery (middle)
Common hepatic artery (R most)
R & L hepatic
R gastric artery (joins L gastric)
superior mesenteric artery
R&L renal arteries
R&L gonadal arteries
inferior mesenteric artery
R & L common iliac
internal iliac
external iliac

UPPER APPENDAGE p. 726
R & L subclavian
axillary
brachial (branches at elbow)
radial
ulnar
superficial palmar arch
deep palmar arch
digitals

LOWER APPENDAGE p.733
femoral
deep femoral
popliteal
Anterior tibial
posterior tibial
peroneal
dorsal pedis
lateral plantar
medial plantar
plantar arch

 

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