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Medical Term:

arterial arches of jejunum


Definition: those arches formed in the mesentery by branches of the superior mesenteric artery from which vessels (vasa recta, under vas) arise to supply the walls of the jejunum.

See Also: intestinal arterial arcades, under arcade

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