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Medical Term:

perforating arteries (of deep femoral artery)

 

Definition: origin, arteria profunda femoris; distribution, as three or four vessels that pass through the aponeurosis of the adductor magnus to the posterior and lateral aspect of the anterior compartments of the thigh.

Synonym(s): arteriae perforantes arteriae profundae femorisTA

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