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articular vascular plexus

 

Definition: a vascular rete in the vicinity of a joint, where such arrangements are common, enabling a collateral circulation by which blood will be supplied distal to the joint regardless of compromises resulting from joint position.

Synonym(s): rete vasculosum articulareTA, articular network, articular vascular circle, articular vascular network, circulus articularis vasculosus

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