Definition of Artery, mesenteric

Artery, mesenteric: One of the arteries that arises from the abdominal portion of the aorta and distributes blood to most of the intestines.

Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

Tummy Trouble Quiz: Test Your IQ of Digestive Diseases
Search MedTerms:

Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Pill Identifier Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill finder tool on RxList.