mesenteric artery


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mesenteric artery

[¦mez·ən¦ter·ik ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Either of two main arterial branches arising from the abdominal aorta: the inferior, supplying the descending colon and the rectum, and the superior, supplying the small intestine, the cecum, and the ascending and transverse colon.
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Illustration showing embryological development of the celiac artery and superior mesenteric artery during weeks 4 to 9 of intrauterine life.
sup][32] Altered MMP-2 activity in the mesenteric artery of estrogen-deficient rodent is believed to drive the chronic structural remodeling associated with hypertensive vascular disease.
On day 21 after repeated daily oral dosing of MeOH-Sc, mesenteric artery rings were isolated from SHRs and relaxation and contraction assays were performed.
Morphological findings in the cranial mesenteric artery of horses with verminous arteritis.
CT angiography for delineation of celiac and superior mesenteric artery variants in patients undergoing hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.
Superior Mesenteric Artery (Wilkie's) Syndrome as a result of cardiac cachexia.
In present study, Distance between coeliac trunk and the superior mesenteric artery in 100 cadavers, the minimum distance was 0.
5 cm above the origin of inferior mesenteric artery.
The conventional mesenteric angiography confirming total occlusion of the inferior mesenteric artery and necrotizing inflammation of the muscular arteries of the colonic wall on the pathological examination clarified the diagnosis of PAN.
4) demonstrated the classic sign of whirling of the mesenteric vessels around the superior mesenteric artery (SMA).
Superior mesenteric artery angiogram showed abnormal serpiginous vessels in relation to the right colic artery.