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perforating radiate arteries (of kidney)


Definition: continuations of the cortical radiate arteries that perforate the capsule of the kidney and contribute to the capsular vascular plexus.

Synonym(s): arteriae perforantes radiatae (renis)TA

See Also: cortical radiate arteries

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