colic branch of ileocolic artery
Definition: the branch of the ileocolic artery that passes superiorly up the ascending colon to communicate with a branch of the right colic artery and supplying the ascending colon; forms the initial segment of the marginal artery of the colon.
Synonym(s): ramus colicus arteriae ileocolicaeTA
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