colic artery

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Related to colic artery: ileocolic artery
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Noun1.colic artery - arteries that supply blood to the coloncolic artery - arteries that supply blood to the colon
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
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Superior mesenteric artery angiogram showed abnormal serpiginous vessels in relation to the right colic artery.
1983), while observing by arteriography the anatomy of the abdominal viscera and the lombar region in caprines, carnivores, swine and rabbits, report that the cranial mesenteric artery, in these species, is originated from the following branches: middle colic artery, the most developed branch, which anastomoses with the left gastroepiploic artery; ileocolic artery, where, in goats and rabbits, it is the first released branch; cranial duodenal pancreatic artery; and several jejunal arteries anastomose themselves, originating arches.