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deep branch of the superior gluteal artery

 

Definition: branch of superior gluteal artery that extends laterally, between the gluteus medius and minimus muscles, accompanying the superior gluteal nerve, to reach the tensor of the fascia lata muscle.

Synonym(s): ramus profundus arteriae gluteae superiorisTA

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