ileal artery

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ileal artery n.
Any of the arteries with their origin in the superior mesenteric artery, with distribution to the ileum, and with anastomoses to the other branches of the superior mesenteric artery.

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ileal artery

noun
branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum 
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