ileocolic artery

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ileocolic artery

[¦il·ē·ō′käl·ik ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
A branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies blood to the terminal part of the ileum and the beginning of the colon.
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One of three ileocecal leiomyosarcomas underwent metastasis (33 percent), and metastasis of 1 of 15 colonic/rectal leiomyosarcomas (7 percent) was recorded.
A computerised tomography angiography helpeddoctors diagnose the bleeding in the ileocecal region.
We performed a total colonoscopy and intubation of the ileocecal valve that showed patchy deep ulcerations in the rectum with bleeding inflammatory pseudopolyps.
Technically, it works by slowing the transit of food across the ileocecal valve, keeping your stomach fuller for longer.
Singular anabrosis is common on Internet TOBROCENE Wulfstan, Sermo Lupi ad Anglos ILEOCECAL Stedman CONSECUTE OED ANTENATUS OED esnecy (Latin) LEASELESS OED The -IZE variant of the NECESSISM square was first found by Eric Albert, who said all the words were in Web2 (as they are also in the OED).
Ileocecal intussusception--a potentially fatal colic condition--is almost always caused by tapeworm infection.
The role of proper ileocecal valve function in preventing cecoileal reflux of colonic bacteria into the small intestine may also be important.
6) The base is usually located about 2 cm below the ileocecal valve (Figure 1).
Intestinal contents were sampled from Meckel's diverticulum and the ileocecal junction per hen and kept on ice until the measurement of viscosity on the same day of the sampling.
During his late childhood, an ileocecal pouch was done at a pediatric hospital.
Polymorphic lymphoid proliferation presenting as ileocecal intussusception.