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deep artery of thigh


Definition: origin, femoral, in femoral triangle; branches, lateral circumflex femoral, medial circumflex femoral, terminating in three or four perforating arteries.

Synonym(s): arteria profunda femoris, deep femoral artery, profunda femoris artery

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