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Medical Term:

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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