\lˈʌmbɑːɹ ˈɑːtəɹiz], \lˈʌmbɑːɹ ˈɑːtəɹiz], \l_ˈʌ_m_b_ɑː_ɹ ˈɑː_t_ə_ɹ_i_z]\
Definitions of LUMBAR ARTERIES
Sort: Oldest first
are four or five in number on each side. They arise from the sides of the abdominal aorta, and pass behind the muscles situate in front of the lumbar portion of the spine, to gain the broad muscles of the abdomen. They give off, 1. Spinal branches. 2. Anterior, posterior, and external muscular branches.
By Robley Dunglison