jejunal artery


Any of various arteries with their origin in the superior mesenteric artery, with distribution to the jejunum, and with anastomoses with one another and with the ileal arteries.intestinal artery

Nearby words

  1. jehovist,
  2. jehu,
  3. jejun-,
  4. jejunal,
  5. jejunal and ileal veins,
  6. jejune,
  7. jejunectomy,
  8. jejunitis,
  9. jejuno-,
  10. jejunocolostomy

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