superior mesenteric artery

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Noun1.superior mesenteric artery - originates from the upper part of the aorta that supplies the small intestines and the cecum and the colonsuperior mesenteric artery - originates from the upper part of the aorta that supplies the small intestines and the cecum and the colon
arteria mesenterica, mesenteric artery - one of two branches of the aorta that pass between the two layers of the mesentery to the intestines