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What is the origin of the internal iliac artery?

common iliac artery

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What is the origin of the umbilical artery?

anterior division of internal iliac artery

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What is the origin of the obturator artery?

anterior division of internal iliac artery

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What is the origin of the superior vesical artery?

patent part of umbilical artery

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What is the origin of the internal pudendal artery?

anterior division of internal iliac artery

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What is the origin of the inferior gluteal artery?

anterior division of internal iliac artery

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What is the origin of the iliolumbar artery?

posterior division of internal iliac artery

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What is the origin of the lateral sacral artery?

posterior division of internal iliac artery

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What is the origin of the superior gluteal artery?

posterior division of internal iliac artery

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What does the internal iliac artery supply?

main blood supply to pelvic organs, gluteal muscles, and perineum

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What does the obturator artery supply?

pelvic muscles, nutrient artery to ilium, and head of femur

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What does the superior vesical artery supply?

superior aspect of urinary bladder; often ductus deferens in males

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What does the internal pudendal artery supply?

main artery to perineum, including muscles of anal canal and perineum; skin and urogenital triangle; erectile bodies

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What does the inferior gluteal artery supply?

piriformis, coccygeus, levator ani, and gluteal muscles

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What does the iliolumbar artery supply?

liacus, psoas major, quadratus lumborum muscles, and cauda equina in vertebral canal

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What does the lateral sacral artery supply?

piriformis and vertebral canal

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What does the superior gluteal artery supply?

gluteal muscles and tensor fasciae latae