marginal artery


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marginal artery

An arching feeder artery for the colon; it is composed of anastomoses of branches of the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries, and it runs in the mesentery parallel to the colon.
See also: artery
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Visceral revascularization by anastomosis between the left renal and Drummond's Marginal artery.
11), stenosis of inferior mesenteric artery and filling of collateral vessels, pancreatic arch and marginal artery of colon.
By contrast, proximal segment of the obtuse marginal artery was in normal size compared to that of the first angiography.
The inferior mesenteric artery was normal and had left colic and sigmoid branches, which participated in the formation of the marginal artery.
Therefore, ECG dynamics was investigated separately for occlusion of the left anterior descending artery (LAD), right coronary artery (RCA) and left circumflex artery (LCx), diagonal arteries (DA), and obtuse marginal artery (OM).