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lateral circumflex femoral artery


Definition: origin, profunda femoris; distribution, hip joint, thigh muscles; anastomoses, medial circumflex femoral, inferior gluteal, superior gluteal.

Synonym(s): arteria circumflexa femoris lateralisTA, lateral circumflex artery of thigh, lateral femoral circumflex artery

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