Appendicular artery

Dr Aditya Shetty and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The appendicular artery is a branch of the ileal or posterior caecal branch of the ileocolic artery, which is from the superior mesenteric artery.

It courses posteriorly to the terminal ileum in the free wall of the mesoappendix to supply the appendix.

Abdominal and pelvic anatomy
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rID: 26762
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Appendiceal artery

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