Middle rectal artery
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|Middle rectal artery|
The arteries of the pelvis.
|Latin||Arteria rectalis media,
arteria haemorrhoidalis media
|Source||Internal iliac artery|
|Middle rectal veins|
|Supplies||Rectum, seminal vesicle, vagina|
The middle rectal artery usually arises with the inferior vesical artery, a branch of the internal iliac artery. It is distributed to the rectum, anastomosing with the inferior vesical artery, superior rectal artery, and inferior rectal artery.
- Anatomy photo:43:13-0302 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Pelvis: Branches of Internal Iliac Artery"
- pelvis at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (pelvicarteries)
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