Ileal arteries

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Not to be confused with Common iliac artery.
Ileal arteries
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Loop of small intestine showing distribution of intestinal arteries.
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Ileal arteries
Details
Source superior mesenteric artery
Vein ileal veins
Supplies ileum
Identifiers
Latin arteriae ileales
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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