rectal artery


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rectal artery

The superior, the middle, or the inferior rectal artery.
Synonym: hemorrhoidal artery
See also: artery
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The terminal branch of the inferior mesenteric artery is the superior rectal artery (12).
Double ligation was conducted at the superior rectal artery root and the root of the inferior mesenteric artery was not ligated regularly.
The anterior trunk gives superior vesical artery, inferior vesical artery, middle rectal artery, vaginal artery, obturator artery, uterine artery, internal pudendal artery and inferior gluteal artery.