Ileal arteries

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Not to be confused with iliac arteries.
Artery: Ileal arteries
Loop of small intestine showing distribution of intestinal arteries.
Ileal arteries
Latin arteriae ileales
Gray's p.607
Supplies ileum
Source superior mesenteric artery
Vein ileal veins

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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