Definition of Ascending artery

1. Noun. The branch of the ileocolic artery that supplies the ascending colon.

Exact synonyms: Arteria Ascendens
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Group relationships: Ascending Colon

Medical Definition of Ascending artery

1. The branch of the inferior branch of the ileocolic artery that passes superiorly up the ascending colon to communicate with a branch of the right colic artery and supplying the ascending colon. Synonym: arteria ascendens. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascending Artery

ascending anterior branch
ascending aorta
ascending artery (current term)
ascending branch
ascending branch of the inferior mesenteric artery
ascending cervical artery
ascending cholangitis
ascending colon
ascending colons
ascending current
ascending degeneration
ascending frontal convolution
ascending frontal gyrus
ascending lumbar vein
ascending myelitis
ascending neuritis
ascending node

Literary usage of Ascending artery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1909)
"The ascending artery to nasal retina divides at the disc margin into two branches, the upper being slightly tortuous. Where this branch crosses the ..."

2. Diagnostics of the Fundus Oculi by Edward Leroy Oatman (1920)
"The ascending artery bifurcates to form the superior temporal and superior nasal arteries. In a similar manner the descending artery splits into an inferior ..."

3. Operative surgery by Theodor Kocher (1894)
"... then the vertically ascending artery, which disappears above under the vertebral tubercle, is felt upon and partly within the fibres of the longus colli ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1815)
"Here the circumflex, cc, is not sent oft' as a principal trunk, but is a branch of b, a large ascending artery, exceeding the diameter of a crow-quill, ..."

5. Concerning Some Headaches and Eye Disorders of Nasal Origin by Greenfield Sluder (1918)
"... of the body of the sphenoid and the semilunar ganglion is usually lateral and posterior to the ascending artery. This, however, is not always true. ..."

6. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
"In none of the animals examined was the plan usually described seen, of an ascending artery, a descending vein, ..."

7. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by Carl Claus, Adam Sedgwick (1885)
"From the auricle the blood flows into the the muscular ventricle and is forced thence into an ascending artery (aorta ascendens or cardiac aorta). ..."

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