Preferred Name

ileocolic artery

Synonyms

arteria ileocolica

Definitions

The Ileocolic Artery is the lowest branch arising from the concavity of the superior mesenteric artery. It passes downward and to the right behind the peritoneum toward the right iliac fossa, where it divides into a superior and an inferior branch; the inferior anastomoses with the end of the superior mesenteric artery, the superior with the right colic artery. Supplies the cecum, ileum, and appendix. [WP,unvetted].

ID

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001197

branching_part_of

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001182

database_cross_reference

galen:IleocolicArtery

UMLS:C0226323

FMA:14815

MA:0001970

NCIT:C32760

EMAPA:37083

http://www.snomedbrowser.com/Codes/Details/244279000

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ileocolic_artery

http://linkedlifedata.com/resource/umls/id/C0226323

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ad/Gray536.png

has_obo_namespace

uberon

has_related_synonym

arteria ileocolica

id

UBERON:0001197

in_subset

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/uberon/core#uberon_slim

label

ileocolic artery

notation

UBERON:0001197

part_of

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001182

prefLabel

ileocolic artery

supplies

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0002116

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001153

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001154

textual definition

The Ileocolic Artery is the lowest branch arising from the concavity of the superior mesenteric artery. It passes downward and to the right behind the peritoneum toward the right iliac fossa, where it divides into a superior and an inferior branch; the inferior anastomoses with the end of the superior mesenteric artery, the superior with the right colic artery. Supplies the cecum, ileum, and appendix. [WP,unvetted].

treeView

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001182

subClassOf

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0004573

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001637

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