circumflex artery

noun

: any of several paired curving arteries: as
a
: either of two arteries that branch from the deep femoral artery or from the femoral artery itself:
b
: either of two branches of the axillary artery that wind around the neck of the humerus:
d
: a branch of the subscapular artery supplying the muscles of the shoulder

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“Circumflex artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/circumflex%20artery. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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