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transverse branch of lateral femoral circumflex artery

 

Definition: early branch of lateral femoral circumflex artery that enters the substance of the vastus lateralis and forms numerous anastomoses.

Synonym(s): ramus transversus arteriae circumflexae femoris lateralisTA

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