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Medical Term:

ileocolic artery


Definition: origin, superior mesenteric, often by a common trunk with the right colic; distribution, terminal part of ileum, cecum, vermiform appendix, and ascending colon; anastomoses, right colic and ileal.

Synonym(s): arteria ileocolicaTA

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