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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 17a

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Plate 17a: Arteries of the head, neck and pelvis.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


  1. Area of supply of the maxillary artery.
  2. Vertebral artery and deep neck muscles.
  3. Right upper part of the thorax seen from the inner surface. Course of the internal thoracic and supreme intercostals arteries.
  4. Ophthalmic artery and its superficial branches.
  5. Ophthalmic artery with its deep branches.
  6. True pelvis showing the course of the external iliac artery and the relationship between the vas deferens and the inferior epigastric artery.
  7. Pelvic arteries in males. The rectum and bladder are pulled aside.
  8. Pelvic arteries in women. The bladder, uterus, and rectum are drawn outwards.
Plate 17a: Arteries of the head, neck and pelvis.
Title Page Area of supply of the maxillary artery Vertebral artery and deep neck muscles Right upper part of the thorax seen from the inner surface. Course of the internal thoracic and supreme intercostals arteries Ophthalmic artery and its superficial branches Ophthalmic artery with its deep branches True pelvis showing the course of the external iliac artery and the relationship between the vas deferens and the inferior epigastric artery Pelvic arteries in males. The rectum and bladder are pulled aside Pelvic arteries in women. The bladder, uterus, and rectum are drawn outwards
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