Branches of internal iliac artery (mnemonic)

A useful mnemonic to remember the branches of the internal iliac artery is:

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The first three branches in the mnemonic (iliolumbar, lateral sacral and superior gluteal) are branches of the posterior division of the internal iliac artery, the remaining branches are of the anterior division.

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic
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rID: 22496
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy, Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
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