Medical Definition of Ascending branch of the inferior mesenteric artery

1. Branch of the left colic artery (from inferior mesenteric artery) that passes anteriorly to the left kidney into the transverse mesocolon, where it anastomoses with the middle colic artery. It thus forms an anastomosis between superior and inferior mesenteric arteries, and is a component of the marginal artery (Drummond) of the colon. Synonym: arteria ascendens, arteria intermesenterica. (05 Mar 2000)



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