\ɹˈiːnə͡l ˈɑːtəɹiz], \ɹˈiːnəl ˈɑːtəɹiz], \ɹ_ˈiː_n_əl ˈɑː_t_ə_ɹ_i_z]\
Definitions of RENAL ARTERIES
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Are very large and short, and commonly two in number- one to each kidney. They arise from the sides of the abdominal aorta, forming with it a right angle. The left is commonly a little more anterior and elevated than the right. After a short course, they arrive at the fissure of the kidney, where they divide, before entering it, into three or four very considerable branches.
By Robley Dunglison
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- Diaphthol, ortho-oxyquinoline-meta-sulphonic acid; light yellowish crystals, very slightly soluble cold water, antiseptic in 1 per cent. solution; recommended also internally as a urinary antiseptic.