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Mesenteric Artery, Inferior
MeSH HeadingMesenteric Artery, Inferior
Tree NumberA07.231.114.565.510
Annotationdisease is usually MESENTERIC VASCULAR OCCLUSION but coord IM with MESENTERIC ARTERY, INFERIOR (NIM); embolism or thrombosis: coord NIM with MESENTERIC VASCULAR OCCLUSION (IM) + EMBOLISM or THROMBOSIS (IM)
Scope NoteThe artery supplying nearly all the left half of the transverse colon, the whole of the descending colon, the sigmoid colon, and the greater part of the rectum. It is smaller than the superior mesenteric artery ( MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) and arises from the aorta above its bifurcation into the common iliac arteries.
Allowable QualifiersAB AH CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Previous Indexing Mesenteric Arteries (1966-1992)
History Note93
Date of Entry19920522
Unique IDD017537


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Cardiovascular System [A07]
   Blood Vessels [A07.231]
      Arteries [A07.231.114]
         Mesenteric Arteries [A07.231.114.565]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeMesenteric Artery, Inferior [A07.231.114.565.510]
Mesenteric Artery, Superior [A07.231.114.565.755]

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