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Blood supply of the large intestine

Blood supply of the large intestine

Overview

The blood supply to the large intestine originates in the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries.

Update Date 1/28/2016

Updated by: Subodh K. Lal, MD, gastroenterologist at Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.