marginal artery of colon

(redirected from arcus marginalis coli)

mar·gi·nal ar·ter·y of co·lon

[TA]
artery formed by anastomoses between the right and left colic arteries; it passes downward from the left colic flexure to the aboral end of the pelvic colon.

mar·gi·nal ar·te·ry of co·lon

(mahr'ji-năl ahr'tĕr-ē kō'lŏn) [TA]
Artery formed by anastomoses between the right and left colic arteries; it passes downward from the left colic flexure to the aboral end of the pelvic colon.
Synonym(s): arcus marginalis coli, arteria juxtacolica, arteria marginalis coli, artery of Drummond, juxtacolic artery, marginal arcade, Riolan arch.

Drummond,

Sir David, English physician, 1852-1932.
artery of Drummond - artery formed by anastomoses between the right and left colic arteries. Synonym(s): marginal artery of colon
Drummond sign - in certain cases of aortic aneurysm, a puffing sound synchronous with cardiac systole, heard from the nostrils when the mouth is closed.

Riolan,

Jean, French anatomist and botanist, 1577-1657.
Riolan anastomosis - the specific portion of the marginal artery of the colon connecting the middle and left colic arteries. Synonym(s): Riolan arc (3)
Riolan arc - (1) Synonym(s): intestinal arterial arcades - (2) Synonym(s): marginal artery of colon - (3) Synonym(s): Riolan anastomosis
Riolan arcades - Synonym(s): intestinal arterial arcades
Riolan bones - several small sutural bones sometimes present in the petrooccipital suture.
Riolan bouquet - the muscles and ligaments arising from the styloid process.
Riolan muscle - Synonym(s): cremaster muscle