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right colic artery


Definition: origin, superior mesenteric, sometimes by a common trunk with the ileocolic; distribution, ascending colon; anastomoses, middle colic, ileocolic (its anastomoses comprising part of the marginal artery).

Synonym(s): arteria colica dextraTA

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