A. Internal iliac artery.
B. Inferior mesenteric artery.
C. Ileocolic artery.
D. Middle colic artery.
Ans;A. Internal iliac artery
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- The blood supply of colon is derived from the marginal artery of Drummond.
- It is a paracolic anastomotic artery formed by anastomosis between colic branches of superior mesentric artery (ileocolic, right colic, middle colic) and colic branches of inferior mesenteric artery (left colic and sigmoidal arteries).
- Terminal branches from marginal artery are distributed as long and short vessels vasa longa and vasa bravia.