superior hemorrhoidal artery

superior hemorrhoidal artery n RECTAL ARTERY (c)

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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

  • hemorrhoidal artery superior — arteria rectalis superior …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Superior rectal vein — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = vena rectalis superior GraySubject = 174 GrayPage = 681 Caption = The bloodvessels of the rectum and anus, showing the distribution and anastomosis on the posterior surface near the termination of the gut.… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • rectal artery — n any of three arteries supplying esp. the rectum: a) one arising from the internal pudendal artery and supplying the lower part of the rectum and the perineal region called also inferior hemorrhoidal artery, inferior rectal artery b) one arising …   Medical dictionary

  • arteria rectalis superior — [TA] superior rectal artery: origin, inferior mesenteric artery; branches, none; distribution, rectum. Called also superior hemorrhoidal artery …   Medical dictionary

  • Middle rectal artery — Artery: Middle rectal artery The blood vessels of the rectum and anus, showing the distribution and anastomosis on the posterior surface near the termination of the gut. (Labeled as hemorrhoidal artery.) …   Wikipedia

  • Inferior rectal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria rectalis inferior, arteria hæmorrhoidalis inferior GraySubject = 155 GrayPage = 619 Caption = The inferior rectal arteries(unlabeled) surround the anus. Caption2 = The bloodvessels of the rectum and… …   Wikipedia

  • plexus rectalis superior — [TA] superior rectal plexus: a plexus accompanying the superior rectal artery to the rectum, derived from the inferior mesenteric and hypogastric plexuses. Called also superior hemorrhoidal p …   Medical dictionary

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