Abdomen, Pelvis & Perineum
Uterine artery is a branch of (AIIMS - Nov - 2009)
|A||Anterior branch of internal iliac artery|
|B||Posterior branch of internal iliac artery|
|C||External iliac artery|
|D||Inferior epigastric artery|
Anterior branch of internal iliac artery
Pg. 1088; Gray's Anatomy (40th Ed.)
The uterine artery is an additional branch in females. It is a large artery which arises below the obturator artery on the lateral wall of the pelvis and runs inferomedially into the broad ligament of the uterus.
• The branches of the anterior trunk of the internal iliac artery are the superior and inferior vesical, middle rectal, vaginal, obturator, uterine, internal pudendal and inferior gluteal.