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tibial nutrient artery


Definition: artery derived from the upper part of the posterior tibial artery; it enters through the nutrient foramen on the posterior surface of the tibia.

Synonym(s): arteria nutricia tibiaeTA, arteria nutriens tibiae, arteria nutriens tibialis, nutrient artery of the tibia

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