hemorrhoidal artery

hemorrhoidal artery n RECTAL ARTERY

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  • hemorrhoidal artery — noun : one of the arteries supplying the rectal and anal region that consists of a superior which is a continuation of the inferior mesenteric and a middle and inferior which are usually branches of the hypogastric and pudendal respectively …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemorrhoidal artery inferior — arteria rectalis inferior …   Medical dictionary

  • hemorrhoidal artery middle — arteria rectalis media …   Medical dictionary

  • hemorrhoidal artery superior — arteria rectalis superior …   Medical dictionary

  • inferior hemorrhoidal artery — n RECTAL ARTERY (a) …   Medical dictionary

  • middle hemorrhoidal artery — n RECTAL ARTERY (b) …   Medical dictionary

  • superior hemorrhoidal artery — n RECTAL ARTERY (c) …   Medical dictionary

  • Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemorrhoidal — 1. Relating to hemorrhoids. 2. Formerly applied to certain arteries and veins supplying the region of the rectum and anus, currently described by “anal” or “rectal.” * * * hem·or·rhoid·al or chiefly Brit haem·or·rhoid·al .hem ə rȯid əl adj 1) of …   Medical dictionary

  • hemorrhoidal — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|rȯidəl adjective Etymology: French hémorrhoidal, from Middle French, fr hemorrhoides hemorrhoids + al 1. : of, relating to, or involving hemorrhoids 2. : rectal II …   Useful english dictionary

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