external pudendal artery

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

external pudendal artery

noun

Definition of EXTERNAL PUDENDAL ARTERY

: either of two branches of the femoral artery: a : one that is distributed to the skin of the lower abdomen, to the penis and scrotum in the male, and to one of the labia majora in the female, and that anastomoses with the internal pudendal artery—called also superficial external pudendal artery b : one that follows a deeper course, that is distributed to the medial aspect of the thigh, to the skin of the scrotum and perineum in the male, and to one of the labia majora in the female, and that anastomoses with branches of the perineal artery—called also deep external pudendal artery

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up external pudendal artery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More