Ileal arteries

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Not to be confused with iliac arteries.
Artery: Ileal arteries
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Loop of small intestine showing distribution of intestinal arteries.
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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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