This is high yield, so learn the table of art supply of the GI tract cold.

Celiac art (supplies embryonic forgut derivatives)
  • Esophagus
    Stomach
    Duod
    Liver and gallbladder
    Pancreas

    NOTE: the spleen also, but this is not a forgut derivative, it is derived from mesoderm



Sup Mesenteric (midgut)
  • Duod (2nd part on)
    Jejunum
    Ileum
    cecum
    appendix
    ascending colon
    transverse colon (prox 2/3)




Inf Mesenteric (hindgut)
  • Trans colon (distal 1/3)
    descending colon
    sigmoid colon
    rectum (upper)



ref: kaplan anatomy pg 110