colic artery


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colic artery

[′käl·ik ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Any of the three arteries that supply the colon.
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In our study, there was only one case of procedure-related bowel ischemia secondary to microcoil embolization of the right colic artery.
The ascending and part of the transverse colon was used, basing the blood supply on the middle colic artery.
Ileo-colic artery arises either separately or in common with right colic artery.
The middle colic artery, as observed in all the animals, irrigates the large intestine, that is, the left colon and cecum, anastomising with the left colic artery (Fig.
The middle colic artery is the first of the three branches from the right side of the main trunk of the superior mesenteric artery.