appendicular artery


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Related to appendicular artery: appendix, ileocolic artery, Posterior cecal artery

ap·pen·dic·u·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
the branch of the ileocolic artery that descends posterior to the terminal ileum in the mesoappendix to supply the (vermiform) appendix.
Synonym(s): arteria appendicularis [TA]

appendicular artery

one of the four branches of the ileocolic artery, supplying the mesoappendix and the appendix.

ap·pen·dic·u·lar ar·te·ry

(ap'ĕn-dik'yŭ-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
The branch of the ileocolic artery that descends posterior to the terminal ileum in the mesoappendix to supply the vermiform appendix.
Synonym(s): arteria appendicularis [TA] .

appendicular artery

A branch of the ileocolic artery; it supplies blood to the terminal ileum and appendix.
See also: artery