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Intestinal arteries. Dissection of the abdomen, showing the superior mesenteric artery (red) and its branches that supply oxygenated blood to the intestines from the lower part of the duodenum (first part of the small intestine (lower right, normally coiled) to the transverse colon (across top). This anatomical artwork is plate 230 from volume 4 of 'Manuel d'anatomie descriptive du corps humain' (1825). This 5-volume anatomy atlas was produced by French physician and surgeon Jules Germain Cloquet (1790-1883). The illustrations were by Haincelin. Volume 4 illustrated the anatomy of the circulatory and respiratory systems.
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