Axis

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Axis

In Cartesian charting, a line that bisects a chart. The x-axis cuts a chart horizontally, while the y-axis cuts it vertically.
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Specifically, the celiac axis arises from the anterior surface of the aorta just below the aortic hiatus of the diaphragm at the level of T12.
The celiac axis gives rise to the splenic, left gastric, and common hepatic arteries.
The incidence of celiac axis injury has not been previously reported in the literature.
Penetrating trauma remains the predominant cause of the majority of celiac axis injuries.