middle hemorrhoidal artery

middle hemorrhoidal artery n RECTAL ARTERY (b)

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  • Superior rectal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria rectalis superior GraySubject = 154 GrayPage = 610 Caption = Sigmoid colon and rectum, showing distribution of branches of inferior mesenteric artery and their anastomoses. (Superior hemorrhoidal… …   Wikipedia

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  • arteria rectalis media — [TA] middle rectal artery: origin, internal iliac artery; branches, vaginal; distribution, rectum, prostate, seminal vesicles, vagina. Called also middle hemorrhoidal artery …   Medical dictionary

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