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Medical Term:

sural arteries


one of four or five arteries arising (sometimes by a common trunk) from the popliteal; distribution, muscles and integument of the calf; anastomoses, posterior tibial, medial, and lateral inferior genicular.

Synonym(s): arteriae suralesTA, artery of calf

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