cecal artery

cecal artery

one of the branches of the ileocolic artery that supply the cecum.
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Close to the transition from the stomach to the intestine, the celiacomesenteric artery bifurcates into the celiac artery and the cranial mesenteric artery, first supplying the hepatic artery and the dorsal cecal artery.
The ventral cecal artery initially issues a branch to the left wall of the pyloric portion of the stomach and ends by ramifying into the ventral cecum.