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Medical Term:

obturator branch of pubic branch of inferior epigastric artery

Definition

branch of the pubic branch of inferior epigastric artery that descends over the pelvic brim to anastomose with the pubic branch of the obturator artery; in 20–30% of people, this branch is larger than or replaces the obturator artery.

Synonym(s): ramus obturatorius rami pubici arteriae epigastricae inferiorisTA

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