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Mesenteric Artery, Inferior MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mesenteric Artery, Inferior
Tree Number(s)
A07.015.114.565.510
Unique ID
D017537
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017537
Annotation
disease 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 Note
The 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.
Previous Indexing
Mesenteric Arteries (1966-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2018/07/01
Mesenteric Artery, Inferior Preferred
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