jejunal artery

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jejunal artery n.
Any of various arteries with their origin in the superior mesenteric artery, with distribution to the jejunum, and with anastomoses with one another and with the ileal arteries. Also called intestinal artery.

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jejunal artery

noun
an artery that is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the jejunum 
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