Ileal arteries

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Not to be confused with iliac arteries.
Ileal arteries
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Loop of small intestine showing distribution of intestinal arteries.
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Ileal arteries
Details
Latin arteriae ileales
Source
superior mesenteric artery
ileal veins
Supplies ileum
Identifiers
Gray's p.607
Dorlands
/Elsevier
a_61/12154515
TA A12.2.12.058
FMA 70810
Anatomical terminology

The ileal arteries feed oxygenated blood into the ileum, a portion of the small intestine in mammals, reptiles, and birds. They are branches of the superior mesenteric artery.

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