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Mesenteric Artery, Inferior

"Mesenteric Artery, Inferior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The artery supplying nearly all the left half of the transverse colon, the whole of the descending colon, the sigmoid colon, and the greater part of the rectum. It is smaller than the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) and arises from the aorta above its bifurcation into the common iliac arteries.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mesenteric Artery, Inferior" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mesenteric Artery, Inferior" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2000 and 2002 and 2005
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.