Skip to Content
Medical Term:

descending branch of medial circumflex femoral artery

 

Definition: large artery passing deep to the rectus femoris muscle, accompanying the muscular branch of the femoral nerve to the vastus lateralis; terminates by anastomosing with the superior lateral genicular artery.

Synonym(s): ramus descendens arteriae circumflexae femoris medialisTA

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide