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pubic branch of obturator artery


Definition: branch arising from the obturator artery just prior to its passage through the obturator canal; the branch passes superiorly on the posterior aspect of the pubis. Anastomosis: with contralateral partner and pubic branche of inferior epigastric artery.

See: accessory obturator artery, pubic branch of inferior epigastric artery

Synonym(s): ramus pubicus arteriae obturatoriaeTA

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