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Medical Term:

genicular anastomosis


Definition: a periarticular arterial network over the front and sides of the knee, formed by branches of the descending genicular artery, of the five genicular arteries from the popliteal, of the anterior tibial recurrent, and of the fibular circumflex branches of the posterior tibial.

Synonym(s): rete articulare genusTA, articular vascular network of knee

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