ileal artery


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ileal artery - branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
small intestine - the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
We also found in one of the specimen Single appendicular artery arising from inferior division of ileocolic artery and additional branches to the appendix from posterior caecal artery and ileal artery (Figure-4).
(12,16,26,27) In 2(3.27%) fetuses, the artery is arising as a branch of ileal artery; similar descriptions were given by Henry Hollinshed, woodburne.
In 4 fetuses, an additional branch from ileal artery to the appendix is observed and in another 4 fetal specimens, an additional branch arising from posterior caecal artery is also found.