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(superficial and deep) external pudendal arteries

 

Definition: origin, from the femoral as two arteries that pass superficial and deep to the femoral vein; distribution, skin over pubis, skin over penis, and skin of scrotum or labium majus via anterior scrotal (labial) arteries; anastomoses, dorsal artery of penis or clitoris, posterior scrotal or labial arteries.

Synonym(s): arteriae pudendae externae (profunda et superficialis)TA

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