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circumflex fibular branch (of posterior tibial artery)


Definition: a branch of the initial (superior) part of the posterior tibial artery that winds around the neck of the fibula and joins the anastomoses around the knee joint.

Synonym(s): ramus circumflexus fibularis arteriae tibialis posteriorisTA, circumflex branch of posterior tibial artery, circumflex peroneal branch of posterior tibial artery, ramus circumflexus peronealis arteriae tibialis posterioris, circumflex fibular artery

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