Definition of Mesenteric artery
1. Noun. One of two branches of the aorta that pass between the two layers of the mesentery to the intestines.
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Specialized synonyms: Inferior Mesenteric Artery, Superior Mesenteric Artery
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Literary usage of Mesenteric artery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The cólica dextra arises from about the middle of the concavity of the superior mesenteric artery, and, passing behind the peritoneum to the middle of the ..."
2. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"To the left of the inferior mesenteric artery is the inferior mesenteric vein, ... The superior mesenteric artery springs from the front of the abdominal ..."
3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The inferior mesenteric artery (a. mesenterica inferior) (Fig. 613) supplies the left half of the transverse part of the colon, the whole of the descending ..."
4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"From the etiological point of view these aneurisms of the mesenteric artery should be considered in two groups: first, those of unknown origin, and second, ..."
5. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1907)
"Aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery is of rare occurrence. ... Aneurysm of the inferior mesenteric artery runs a course similar to the above. ..."