right colic artery

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right col·ic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, superior mesenteric, sometimes by a common trunk with the ileocolic; distribution, ascending colon; anastomoses, middle colic, ileocolic (its anastomoses comprising part of the marginal artery).
Synonym(s): arteria colica dextra [TA]

right col·ic ar·te·ry

(rīt kol'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, superior mesenteric, sometimes by a common trunk with the ileocolic; distribution, ascending colon; anastomoses, middle colic, ileocolic.
Synonym(s): arteria colica dextra.

right colic artery

A branch of the superior mesenteric artery; it runs to the right, it supplies blood to the ascending colon, and it anastomoses with the middle colic artery and branches of the ileocolic artery.
See also: artery
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