ascending artery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ascending artery the branch of the ileocolic artery that supplies the ascending colon
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Usage

In literature:

G. Temporal artery and temporal vein, with some ascending temporal branches of portio-dura nerve.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Scheel has made very careful measurements of the ascending, the thoracic, and the abdominal aorta, and the pulmonary artery.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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In science:

Figure 10: MRA lateral view showing internal carotids ascend into the Circle-ofWillis and give rise to the middle cerebral arteries.
A Quantum Mechanical Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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