Appendicular artery

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Appendicular artery
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Arteries of cecum and appendix (appendicular artery labeled at bottom center right)
Details
Latin Arteria appendicularis
Source
Ileocolic artery
Appendicular vein
Supplies Appendix
Identifiers
Gray's p.607
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12153464
TA A12.2.12.062
FMA 14818
Anatomical terminology

The appendicular artery (appendiceal artery) is a terminal branch of the ileocolic artery that descends behind the termination of the ileum and enters the mesoappendix of the vermiform appendix. It runs near the free margin of the mesoappendix and ends in branches which supply the appendix.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.