Middle rectal artery
|Middle rectal artery|
The arteries of the pelvis.
|Source||Internal iliac artery|
|Vein||Middle rectal veins|
|Supplies||Rectum, seminal vesicle, vagina|
|Latin||Arteria rectalis media, |
arteria haemorrhoidalis media
The middle rectal artery usually arises with the inferior vesical artery, a branch of the internal iliac artery. It is distributed to the rectum, anastomosing with the inferior vesical artery, superior rectal artery, and inferior rectal artery.
- Anatomy photo:43:13-0302 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Pelvis: Branches of Internal Iliac Artery"
- pelvis at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (pelvicarteries)