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Medical Term:

posterior tibial artery


the larger and more directly continuous of the two terminal branches of the popliteal; branches, fibular (peroneal), nutrient of fibula, lateral and medial posterior malleolar, tibial nutrient artery, medial and lateral plantar.

Synonym(s): arteria tibialis posteriorTA

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