circumflex iliac artery


: either of two arteries arching anteriorly near the inguinal ligament:
: an artery lying internal to the iliac crest and arising from the external iliac artery
: a more superficially located artery that is a branch of the femoral artery

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“Circumflex iliac artery.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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