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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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