ileocolic artery

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ileocolic artery n.
An artery with origin in the superior mesenteric artery, with distribution to the terminal part of the ileum, cecum, vermiform appendix, and ascending colon, and with anastomoses to the right colic and ileal arteries.

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ileocolic artery

noun
an artery that originates from the superior mesenteric artery and supplies the terminal part of the ileum and the cecum and the vermiform appendix and the ascending colon 
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