Definition of Colic artery
1. Noun. Arteries that supply blood to the colon.
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Group relationships: Abdomen, Belly, Stomach, Venter
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Literary usage of Colic artery
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1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Left flexure of the colon. Duodeno-jejunal flexure. Middle colic artery. Left kidney. Inferior mesenteric vein. Left colic artery. Psoas major muscle. ..."
2. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"The middle colic chain drains the area of distribution of the middle colic artery, the upper part of the ascending colon, the hepatic flexure, ..."
3. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"(c) The middle colic artery (a. cólica media) is a large branch which springs from the front of the superior mesenteric as it enters the root of the ..."
4. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"The middle colic artery arises on the right of the upper part of the superior mesenteric, runs forward and downward in the transverse mesocolon, ..."
5. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"nerves, lymph vessels and lymph glands will be exposed, and the anastomoses of the branches of the middle colic artery with branches of the right colic ..."